Exploratory approximations between Antonio Gramsci and sport

Fabrício Luís Duarte About the author

According to several hypotheses which have been raised in recent studies, Antonio Gramsci’s interest in sport was close to zero. However, his lucubrations and his legacy are proficuous because they indirectly contributed to the intellection of this phenomenon which is one of the most expressive nowadays. This research has the goal of bringing to light a little of this discussion; that is, approximating Antonio Gramsci and sport in an exploratory way. For this purpose, a bibliographic review was carried out in order to investigate the work of this Sardinian philosopher, some of his interpreters in Brazil, as well as scholars of sport’s articles that use Gramsci as theoric-methodological reference, mainly from Anglophone literature.

Sport; Antonio Gramsci; hegemony; cultural studies

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