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Bob Dylan : prophet, mystic, poet

Author: Seth Rogovoy
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Assesses the role of Judaism in informing the iconic musician's life and work, identifying sources from the Bible, the Talmud and the Kabbalah which lie at the heart of Dylan's most popular songs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rogovoy, Seth, 1960-
Bob Dylan.
New York : Scribner, 2009
(OCoLC)636752828
Named Person: Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Rogovoy
ISBN: 9781416559153 1416559159 9781416559160 1416559167
OCLC Number: 310397840
Description: xii, 324 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rockin' the shtetl --
From chaos to creation --
Genesis --
Exodus --
Numbers --
Jeremiads --
The chariot --
Prayers --
Lamentations --
Burnt offerings --
Psalms --
Song of songs.
Responsibility: Seth Rogovoy.

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Award-winning writer Rogovoy presents a fascinating new look at Bob Dylan, and the unique role Judaism has played in his life and music.  Read more...

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"Of all the influences resulting in the genius of Bob Dylan's music, far too little attention has been paid to Dylan's Jewish heritage. Seth Rogovoy corrects that deficiency by deftly weaving Read more...

 
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