Bob Dylan’s Unprecedented Nobel Win (Through the Lens of “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall”)

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The following is the transcript from a final presentation I prepared for my “American Writers” English class. Students were tasked with proposing and defending a new addition to the American literary canon.

“Who is Bob Dylan?” That is the insoluble question that experts and amateurs of music alike have attempted to answer ever since Robert Zimmerman fled Minnesota for New York City in 1961 to fabricate a new life under the alias Bob Dylan. Continue reading “Bob Dylan’s Unprecedented Nobel Win (Through the Lens of “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall”)”