A look at Dylan’s role as a poet-his persona, his skill, and his originality. Do Dylan’s verses stand alone? Does Dylan compare with other Nobel winners? Are lyrics set with stringed or other instruments actually poems?
Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize
March 7, 2019 | Podcasts
by Blanford Parker
Blanford Parker received his B.A. from Cornell College, studied Classics and English at University of Iowa, and received an M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Harvard University. He taught graduate and undergraduate students for thirty-two years at Harvard, NYU, CUNY Graduate Center, Claremont Graduate School, and Ave Maria University. He has written and published books, articles, screenplays, and poems.