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Please, English teachers: don’t assign Bob Dylan lyrics

Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize is good news—unless it brings Bob into more classrooms as mere lyrics, divorced from his songs' musical context The post Please, English teachers: don’t assign Bob Dylan lyrics appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

Lifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in literature, organizers of the award said Thursday (Oct. 13). They lauded the 75-year-old music star "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." With song...

Bob Dylan is the Shocking Winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

Entertainment / Books : The Millions

Whole books have been written, whole careers launched, with discussion of the lyrics of Bob Dylan. The post Bob Dylan is the Shocking Winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature appeared first on The Millions.

Rock poet Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

Arts : Artdaily

US music legend Bob Dylan, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the award in a decision that stunned prize watchers. The 75-year-old was hon...

Canadian writers and musicians celebrate Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Arts : Macleans.ca: Arts & Culture Blog

The selection of the folk singer has rankled some, but also earned comparison to the Nobel Prize recognizing Alice Munro The post Canadian writers and musicians celebrate Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bob Dylan Nobel

Politics / US Politics : Balloon Juice

How do people feel about Bob Dylan getting the Nobel prize for literature? I don’t always love his lyrics, but “Simple Twist of Fate” and “Mississippi” are about my favorite songs ever in terms of lyrics.

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