Bravo! The Nobel Prize for Bob Dylan

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In a move that will no doubt shock traditionalists of the novel form, Bob Dylan has been awarded this year’s Novel Prize for Literature.

Frankly, I find it hard to disagree with the citation that states he “created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. The Secretary of the Institute went on to say that “he embodies the tradition and for 54 years now he has been at it, reinventing himself constantly, creating a new identity.” I have written before about one of those changes that I witnessed fifty years ago.

They compare him to Homer and Sappho — such recognition!

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One Response to Bravo! The Nobel Prize for Bob Dylan

  1. pennystreet546 says:

    I heard Bob Dylan songs at the top of the news as I woke up this morning and thought “Oh, no! He’s dead!” but this is such fantastic news and definitely recognition he deserves.

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