The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated Edition

The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated Edition

Michael Gray


The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia is among the so much wide-ranging, educated, exciting, provocative, and compulsively readable books ever written approximately renowned tune. it is the end result of over thirty years of devoted study and scholarship through Michael grey.

Inside those pages, you can find a global of principles, proof, and critiques. it is a international during which Baudelaire flows on from the Basement Tapes and A.S. Byatt appears to be like out on the Byrds; during which Far from the Madding Crowd follows Ezekiel and Bob Geldof introduces Jean Genet; and within which Hank and William Carlos Williams stand part by means of facet whereas J.R.R. Tolkien trails the gigantic. so much of all, after all, it is a global within which all people and every thing interconnects, in ceaselessly interesting methods, with one among our best dwelling artists: Bob Dylan.

"Michael Gray... most likely Dylan's unmarried so much assiduous critic." - New York evaluate of Books

"Fans of Bob Dylan have a large number of decisions in terms of biographies and retrospectives, yet writer Michael grey outdistances all of them with this voluminous choice of all issues Dylan. ... Insightful and
entertaining, Gray's tome will increase appreciation of the artist, his impacts and his legacy." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"...has all you must be aware of, and extra" -Richard Corliss, Time

"This is not any mere catalog of proof, yet a piece of oceanic immersion. It has wit, opinion, variety, and asks to be learn, not only consulted." -Village Voice

"Deeply impressive...destined to be crucial Dylan publication, bar none."-Gerry Smith, The Dylan Daily

"Utterly idiosyncratic." -Janet Maslin, New York Times

"Amazingly well-researched and strangely readable work." -Library Journal (starred review)

"Door-stopping detail." -Toronto Star

"Magnificent...won't simply astonish readers with its aspect approximately Dylan's work...contains such a lot of insights and refutes such a lot of myths concerning the rock 'n' roll period commonly that it is precious as either a reference consultant and a character study." -Nashville urban Paper

"Comprehensive and up-to-date." -Slate

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