Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan's Road from Minnesota to the World

Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan's Road from Minnesota to the World

Thomas Swiss


The younger guy from Hibbing published Highway sixty one Revisited in 1965, and the remainder, as they are saying, is background. Or is it? From his roots in Hibbing, to his upward push as a cultural icon in manhattan, to his prominence at the world wide degree, Colleen J. Sheehy and Thomas Swiss assemble the main eminent Dylan students at paintings today—as good as humans from such far-reaching fields as hard work historical past, African American reviews, and eastern studies—to verify Dylan’s occupation, impacts, and his worldwide impression on tune and culture.

The Dylan influence has prolonged a long way past the USA in fresh many years, and the essays right here research his impact at the humans and cultures of the uk, Italy, and Japan. With a unique specialize in his Minnesota roots, together with Greil Marcus’s unbelievable travel of Dylan’s homeland, members additionally consider his most up-to-date paintings and Martin Scorsese’s documentary No course Home.

the 1st cultural and historic geography of his dramatic upward push, storied profession, and unequalled iconic prestige, Highway sixty one Revisited maps the terrain of Bob Dylan’s song within the world.

individuals: John Barner, U of Minnesota; Daphne Brooks, Princeton U; court docket Carney, Stephen F. Austin country U; Alessandro Carrera, U of Houston; Michael Cherlin, U of Minnesota; Marilyn J. Chiat; Susan Clayton; Mick Cochrane, Canisius university; Thomas Crow, manhattan U; Kevin J. H. Dettmar, Southern Illinois U, Carbondale; Sumanth Gopinath, U of Minnesota; Charles Hughes; C. P. Lee, U of Salford, Manchester, England; Alex Lubet, U of Minnesota; Greil Marcus, U of California, Berkeley; Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Pennsylvania kingdom U; Roberto Polito, the hot college; Robert Reginio, Frostburg nation U; Heather Stur; Mikiko Tachi, Chiba U, Japan; Gayle Wald, George Washington U; Anne Waldman, Naropa U; David Yaffe, Syracuse U.

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