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Bob Dylan : like a complete unknown

Author: David Yaffe
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a historical look at the life and career of Bob Dylan from four perspectives: his relationship to blackness, the influence of his singing style, his image on film, and his songwriting.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Yaffe
ISBN: 9780300124576 0300124570 9780300181876 0300181876
OCLC Number: 670481528
Description: xix, 171 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Another side --
The cawing, derisive voice --
Screen test : the many Dylans of the new millennium --
Not dark yet : how Bob Dylan got his groove back --
Don't steal, don't lift : appropriation, artifice, originality --
Afterword : "Now you can seal up the book and not write anymore" --
Appendix : Playlist, O Playlist.
Series Title: Icons of America.
Responsibility: David Yaffe.

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Bob Dylan is an iconic figure in American music and cultural history. This title considers Dylan from four perspectives: his complicated relationship to blackness, the underrated influence of his  Read more...

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