Dylan's Visions of Sin

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Penguin, 2004 - Rock music - 517 pages
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Structured around the concepts of sin, virtue and grace, Ricks's close reading and imaginative cross-referencing will indeed uncover meanings in Dylan's songs that would never have occurred to you' Anthony Quinn, Daily Telegraph seems to be talking to you from within the work. He can turn the smallest niche in a poem or song into a vast cathedral of resonance and implication' Brian Appleyard, Sunday Times

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A gifted poetry critic takes on the lyrics of rock bard Bob Dylan.Ricks (Humanities/Boston Univ.) has penned tomes on Milton, Keats, Eliot, and Tennyson, but he has long been fascinated by Bob Dylan ... Read full review

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User Review  - zappa - LibraryThing

At times playful - at times too playful, so not a five - but with encyclopedic knowledge of Dylan's lyrics, printed and performance, Ricks takes his readers on a tour of Dylan's portrayals of sin ... Read full review

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