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Op-Ed: The World Does Not Need Bob Dylan, Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

What is a prize like the Nobel in literature for? In creating the honor, first awarded 115 years ago, Alfred Nobel stated it should be awarded to “the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction.” And, officially speaking, Bob Dylan won because he “created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” which is inarguable.
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