Tag: Bob Dylan
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Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan: what else do the Welsh poet and American singer-songwriter have in common besides their names? A lot more than you’d think. A tale of two Dylans It is often remarked that Bob Dylan credits Dylan Thomas as an influence. As we’ve noted in a previous post, they share thematic interests—both […]more
Bob Dylan, the singer-songwriter, music producer, and writer born Robert Allen Zimmerman on 24 May 1941, has been one of the most influential figures in popular music and culture since the release of his first album in 1962. There is no systematic way of analysing Dylan’s song lyrics or poems; they span more than five decades […]more
The development of the word geek tells us a lot about how geeks have been perceived culturally. It was first used in the late nineteenth century, as a generalized term for a person, particularly one who is foolish or offensive. It is related to the earlier noun geck, which derives from a Germanic word meaning […]more