Post Profile






Harvard classics professor who teaches a course on Bob Dylan gets vindication from Bob Dylan's winning the Nobel Prize.

The NYT has an article on Richard F. Thomas, "who has been gently teased by colleagues for teaching a freshman seminar about Bob Dylan." Mr. Thomas uses the course, simply called “Bob Dylan,” to put the artist in context of not just popular culture of the last half-century, but the tradition of classical poets like Virgil and Homer....There’s a stanza that goes: “I’m gonna spare the defeated — I’m gonna speak to the crowd/… I’m goin’ to teach peace to the conquered/I’m gonna tame the proud.
read more

share
See more about: Bob Dylan

Related Posts


American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

News : The Rundown News Blog

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 ...

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars

I guess the Nobel Prize Committee didn't need a weatherman. Congrats to Bob Dylan on winning the Nobel Prize in literature. Truly one of the greatest living Americans. pic.twitter.com/P5SyI8qCrs — CAFE (@cafedotcom) October 13, 2016...

Bob Dylan Won’t Return to the Nobel Committee’s Calls

Society & Culture : Flavorwire

“I’m not there, I’m gone,” is a Bob Dylan lyric and the inspiration for the Todd Haynes biopic. It is also his response to the Nobel Committee who has been trying to contact him but has yet to hear back. “Right now we are doing noth...

Bob Dylan Pandora Station Adds Spike 1825%

Entertainment Industry / Music Industry : Hypebot

After Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize For Literature on Thursday, his week over week new station adds on Pandora spiked 1825%. Dylan streams on Spotify jumped 512%. Some individual track increases: It Ain’t Me Babe is up 166,833% Went...

Bob Dylan 101: A Harvard Professor Has the Coolest Class on Campus

News : NYTimes: News

Richard F. Thomas teaches a freshman seminar about Mr. Dylan. Here’s a look inside the class and his take on the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC