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Bob Dylan Lyrics versus the Academics


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To the hope of many and the disgust of some, a group of academics has, from 1996 onwards, yearly sent in a Nobel Prize nomination for Bob Dylan, nominating him to be rewarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Thirteen years later, Dylan has not yet received the Nobel; Bob Dylan could not care less. In contrast to Bob Dylan''s never-ending stoicism, however, the nomination revived the ongoing Dylan debate about Dylan''s canonical status in the academic world; Does Bob Dylan deserve the Nobel Prize in Literature? Is Bob Dylan''s art literature? Is Bob Dylan a poet? Is Bob Dylan high culture or mere pop culture? In the currently expanding field of literary Dylan Studies, there is the, logical, tendency to study Dylan''s songs from a textual perspective. In these analyses however, Dylan''s song lyrics are treated as mere words, text, entirely leaving his music out of the academic discussion. In this book, Frank Bond provides a critical look into the most prominent academic approaches to Dylan''s lyrics, and subsequently proposes a more productive and adequate analysis which also incorporates the musical elements of Dylan''s song lyrics.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC32820
AuthorFrank Bond
Number of Pages120
Publishing Year12/19/2010
Edition1 st
Book Typelinguistics
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
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