‘Poetry for the ear’: Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature – The Washington Post

“Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for work that the Swedish Academy described as “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”He is the first American to win the prize since Toni Morrison in 1993, and a groundbreaking choice by the Nobel committee to select the first literature laureate whose career has primarily been as a musician.”

Source: ‘Poetry for the ear’: Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature – The Washington Post

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