Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus
Writings 1968-2010Book - 2010
An author who has made a career of listening to Bob Dylan collects more than forty years of his essays on the music, performances, books, and movies by and about Bob Dylan, as he assesses the iconic figure's impact on his times.
Together the dozens of pieces collected here comprise a portrait of how, throughout his career, Bob Dylan has drawn upon and reinvented the landscape of traditional American song, its myths and choruses, heroes and villains. They are the result of a more than forty-year engagement between an unparalleled singer and a uniquely acute listener.
An author who has made a career of living and breathing--and, of course, listening to--Bob Dylan collects more than 40 years of his essays on the music, performances, books and movies by and about Bob Dylan. By the author of Like a Rolling Stone.