Bob Dylan | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by David Monaghan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Bob Dylan.
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Critical Essay by David Monaghan

SOURCE: Monaghan, David. “Taking Bob Dylan Seriously: The Wasteland Tradition.” English Quarterly 6, no. 2 (Summer 1973): 165-70.

In the following essay, Monaghan asserts that the songs of Bob Dylan, while remaining at the center of popular culture, also belong within the tradition of twentieth-century literature. Monaghan analyses Dylan's song “Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues,” noting that it bears the influence of T. S. Eliot’s poems.

Gi; “just Like Tom Thumb's Blues” =~ S“just Like Tom Thumb's Blues”

When you're lost in the rain in Juarez, And it's Easter time too, And your gravity fails And negativity won't pull you through, Don't put on any airs when you're down on...

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