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Keith Negus - Bob Dylan - 9781904768258 - V9781904768258
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Bob Dylan

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Description for Bob Dylan Paperback. Provides an introduction to the music of Bob Dylan including an examination of the impact of his work over time and key critical responses. This book locates Dylan's work within a broader context of the history of the American popular song and its various antecedents, examining how his music draws on a heritage of folk, blues and pop tunes. Series: Icons of Pop Music. Num Pages: 224 pages, 7 b&w photos. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 238.
Bob Dylan provides a short introduction to the music of Bob Dylan including an examination of the impact of his work over time and key critical responses. This book starts by locating Dylan's work within a much broader context of the history of the American popular song and its various antecedents, examining how his music draws on a rich heritage of folk, blues, country, r'n'b as well as ballads, standards, nursery rhymes and pop tunes. Focusing on a selection of songs, it examines how his use of words, voice, instruments, melody and timbre, can be understood within the context ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Series
Icons of Pop Music
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781904768258
SKU
V9781904768258
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About Keith Negus
Keith Negus is Professor in the Department of Music at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His books include Producing Pop (1992), Popular Music in Theory (1996), Music Genres and Corporate Cultures (1999) and Popular Music Studies (2002), jointly edited with David Hesmondhalgh.

Reviews for Bob Dylan
Keith Negus new book is an indispensable primer on Dylans art. Its original, smart, finely written, and concise (but not slight). Highly recommended. Gerry Smith, The Dylan Daily

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