Bob Dylan | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jon Landau

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Bob Dylan.
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Critical Essay by Jon Landau

Bob Dylan may be the Charlie Chaplin of rock & roll. Both men are regarded as geniuses by their entire audience. Both were proclaimed revolutionaries for their early work and subjected to exhaustive attack when later works were thought to be inferior. Both developed their art without so much as a nodding glance toward their peers. Both are multitalented: Chaplin as a director, actor, writer and musician; Dylan as a recording artist, singer, songwriter, prose writer and poet. Both superimpose their personalities over the techniques of their art forms. They rejected the peculiarly 20th century notion that confuses the advancement of the techniques and mechanics of an art form with the growth of art itself. They have stood alone….

When I criticize Dylan now, it's not for his abilities as a singer or songwriter, which are extraordinary, but for...

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