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Unformatted text preview: meet can create amazing memories that parallel those created by the most amazing music artists. Gumbrecht is convincing in arguing that sports can be admired and enjoyed for the beauty they express. The reading contains elements of the sublime in the depiction of Pablo Morales, who feels the intensity from watching the race in which he was not able to participate in. He also argues that in sports epiphanies are present, like a way a player comes out of nowhere to dunk a basketball. It also reaches out to the Western values as well as rejecting them making it a postcolonial piece....
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- Summer '11
- Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Athletic Beauty