Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan

Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan

by Kevin J. H. Dettmar
     
 

ISBN-10: 052171494X

ISBN-13: 9780521714945

Pub. Date: 05/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A towering figure in American culture and a global twentieth-century icon, Bob Dylan has been at the center of American life for over forty years. The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan brings fresh insights into the imposing range of Dylan's creative output. This book will be invaluable both as a guide for students of Dylan and twentieth-century culture, and for his…  See more details below

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A towering figure in American culture and a global twentieth-century icon, Bob Dylan has been at the center of American life for over forty years. The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan brings fresh insights into the imposing range of Dylan's creative output. This book will be invaluable both as a guide for students of Dylan and twentieth-century culture, and for his fans, providing a set of new perspectives on a much-loved writer and composer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521714945
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Companions to American Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Dylan's life

A Note on Dylan's lyrics

Introduction Kevin J. H. Dettmar Dettmar, Kevin J. H. 1

Pt. I Perspectives

1 Bob Dylan and the Anglo-American tradition David Yaffe Yaffe, David 15

2 Bob Dylan and the Anglo-American tradition Michael Denning Denning, Michael 15

3 Bob Dylan as songwriter Anthony DeCurtis DeCurtis, Anthony 42

4 Bob Dylan as performer Alan Light Light, Alan 55

5 Bob Dylan and collaboration Martin Jacobi Jacobi, Martin 69

6 Bob Dylan and gender politics Barbara O'Dair O'Dair, Barbara 80

7 Bob Dylan and religion R. Clifton Spargo Spargo, R. Clifton Anne K. Ream Ream, Anne K. 87

8 Bob Dylan and the Academy Lee Marshall Marshall, Lee 100

9 Bob Dylan as cultural icon David Shumway Shumway, David 110

Pt. II Landmark Albums

10 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963) Eric Bulson Bulson, Eric 125

11 Bringing It All Back Home (1965) Jean Tamarin Tamarin, Jean 131

12 Highway 61 Revisited (1965) Robert Polito Polito, Robert 137

13 Blonde on Blonde (1966) Michael Coyle Coyle, Michael Debra Rae Cohen Cohen, Debra Rae 143

14 The Basement Tapes (1967; 1975) Alex Abramovich Abramovich, Alex 150

15 Blood on the Tracks (1975) Carrie Brownstein Brownstein, Carrie 155

16 Infidels (1983) Jonathan Lethem Lethem, Jonathan 160

17 Love and Theft (2001) Eric Lott Lott, Eric 167

Works cited 174

Index 180

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