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Wrote Ezra Pound in "ABC of Reading":I was talking about Ezra Pound and "ABC of Reading" in connection with Bob Dylan's winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. Some people had been saying songs are not "literature," and I was looking at the etymology of the word "literature" and ran into another quote from Ezra Pound. (It was: "Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
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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...

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

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He’s gotten a presidential honor and performed for a pope. Now musician Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in literature. Continue reading ? The post American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature appeared first ...

Tim Heidecker (Tim & Eric) Impersonates Bob Dylan on New Song “Talkin’ Nobel Prize”: Listen

Music / Rock & Pop : Pitchfork: News

Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric has shared a new song, “Talkin’ Nobel Prize,” which he sings and wrote from the perspective of Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature today. Doing his best Dylan drawl, Heidecker sings l...

Music Publishing News Roundup 10.14.16: Dylan's Nobel • 'Unofficial' Content To Spotify, Apple Music • BMI + Song Arts Academy

Entertainment Industry / Music Industry : Hypebot

Bob Dylan becomes the first musician ever in history to earn the Nobel Prize in Literature. The 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature is being awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song t...

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize; Remember That Time He Wrote A Gay Liberation Song?

LGBT / Gay : Queerty

Hey, congrats Bob Dylan for winning the Nobel Prize in literature! We may not always be able to understand your wobbly voice, but people seem to like what you do and the prize committee says you “created new poetic expressions withi...

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