Coverart for item
The Resource Why Bob Dylan matters, Richard F. Thomas

Why Bob Dylan matters, Richard F. Thomas

Label
Why Bob Dylan matters
Title
Why Bob Dylan matters
Statement of responsibility
Richard F. Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter who wouldn't even deign to attend the medal ceremony? In 'Why Bob Dylan matters', Harvard Professor Richard F. Thomas answers this question with magisterial erudition. A world expert on Classical poetry, Thomas was initially ridiculed by his colleagues for teaching a course on Bob Dylan alongside his traditional seminars on Homer, Virgil, and Ovid. Dylan's Nobel Prize brought him vindication, and he immediately found himself thrust into the spotlight as a leading academic voice in all matters Dylanological. Today, through his wildly popular Dylan seminar - affectionately dubbed "Dylan 101" - Thomas is introducing a new generation of fans and scholars to the revered bard's work. This witty, personal volume is a distillation of Thomas's famous course, and makes a compelling case for moving Dylan out of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and into the pantheon of Classical poets
Related Authorities
  • AV4egAvTLmw
  • LTkgFe9acqo
  • ZzYBujv8f4g
  • 4VQbO4mCa8M
  • ZzYBujv8f4g
  • h5A8HqkZhVE
  • M32tgsiEeYc
  • eJHigeqHhAo
  • qMa5Pzm88xE
  • CQi7ensGs-Y
  • YqszFTEzCdY
  • xaJNHI0Q2u4
  • 7BF7TT0l87U
  • HMrhHxuA7zA
Related Subjects
  • ntUryQlN8tw
  • 2ptDJ1hH8MA
  • TL_XXh9sq5A
  • Rbj-GdwbSmo
  • Y27XNRsf0wQ
  • 014W-eaG3Ko
  • 8iLPcU3-2EA
  • VmnrxzahiAg
Related Context
  • sZIRM2Mexhs
  • D7x5ZHi-UQk
Related by recommendation
  • MJQfGT-0uuc
  • FaP_4_In39U
  • EWID-aQVoXM
  • MdGT5cwni3E
  • Pe_k1Aksy6w
  • kfF7YLECsl8
  • f_v0f-3COHw
  • jTeKVJ4Soqo
  • nirraNZyqTk
  • C0kpLgAPaYQ
  • M-M1prrbSQ8
  • DzIwH4L0ej4
  • AkDZPZRyBsk
  • H1J17CdJYNs
  • 9cw8DmCX7SA
  • IVWhDDc9e34
  • A33poKzEnac
  • aK7co4fIBEY
  • TYi9TQGv6XQ
  • DgYUcdGH868
  • CjN32mO1sl8
  • GPONbV7p-UQ
  • VHaCM13mTFM
  • dbuSarLp-2M
  • iOcJ9kpJ0pk
  • 2s11ROdypUg
  • MyC3dK5I8Io
  • sPv2XxkCnw4
  • 2D_QMZZgtrI
  • rihkyBc-C_U
Title
Why Bob Dylan matters
Creator
Summary
A Harvard classics professor and expert on Bob Dylan expands on his popular seminar in a full-length, meditative examination of the Nobel Prize-winning lyricist's enduring influence, sharing insights into Dylan's formative experiences against a backdrop of western and classical literature
Subject
Genre
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10600579
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.42164092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.D98
LC item number
T47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Richard F. Thomas
Why Bob Dylan matters, Richard F. Thomas
Label
Why Bob Dylan matters, Richard F. Thomas
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
  • Includes Discography
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [333]-336) and index
Contents
Bob Dylan's discography -- Why does Dylan matter to us? -- Together through life -- Dylan and ancient Rome: "That's where I was born" -- "Vibrations in the universe": Dylan tells his own story -- The early thefts: "Mine've been like Verlaine's and Rimbaud's" -- "The gift was given back": Time Out of Mind and beyond -- Mature poets steal: Virgil, Dylan, and the making of a classic -- Modern Times and the world's ancient light: becoming Homer -- The show's the thing: Dylan in performance -- Conclusion: Speechless in Stockholm
Control code
ocn972383831
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
http://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?UserID=EBSDVR53400&Password=CC19341&Return=1&Type=M&Value=9780062685735&erroroverride=1
Dimensions
20 cm
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'DOVER': 'https://librarycatalog.dover.nh.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=225395'}
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780062685735
Lccn
2017041732

Library Locations

    • Main LibraryBorrow it
      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
Processing Feedback ...