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Title Highway 61 revisited : Bob Dylan's road from Minnesota to the world / Colleen J. Sheehy and Thomas Swiss, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 278 pages) : illustrations
Contents Highway 61, from north to south. Hibbing High School and "the mystery of democracy" / Greil Marcus ; Jewish homes on the range, 1890-1960 / Marilyn J. Chiat ; Not from nowhere : identity and aspiration in Bob Dylan's hometown / Susan Clayton -- "A lamp is burning in all our dark" : Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash / Court Carney ; Allowed to be free : Bob Dylan and the civil rights movement / Charles Hughes -- Planet waves. Lives of allegory : Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol / Thomas Crow ; Like the night : reception and reaction Dylan UK 1966 / C.P. Lee ; Oh, the streets of Rome : Dylan in Italy / Alessandro Carrera ; Bob Dylan's reception in Japan in the 1960s and 1970s / Mikiko Tachi ; Borderless troubadour : Bob Dylan's influence on international protest during the Cold War / Heather Stur -- The ancients, whom all moderns prize. Bob Dylan's lives of the poets : Theme time radio hour as buried autobiography / Mick Cochrane ; Bob Dylan's memory palace / Robert Polito ; Among schoolchildren : Dylan's forty years in the classroom / Kevin J.H. Dettmar -- In a voice without restraint. Women do Dylan : the aesthetics and politics of Dylan covers / Daphne Brooks and Gayle Wald ; Crow Jane approximately : Bob Dylan's black masque / Aldon Lynn Nielsen ; Not dark yet : how Bob Dylan got his groove back / David Yaffe ; "Nettie Moore" : minstrelsy and the cultural economy of race in Bob Dylan's late albums / Robert Reginio ; "Somewhere down in the United States" : the art of Bob Dylan's ventriloquism / Michael Cherlin and Sumanth Gopinath ; Dylan/disabled : tolling for the deaf and blind / Alex Lubet ; Bob Dylan and the beats : magpie poetics, an investigation and memoir / Anne Waldman
Summary The young man from Hibbing released Highway 61 Revisited in 1965, and the rest, as they say, is history. Or is it? From his roots in Hibbing, to his rise as a cultural icon in New York, to his prominence on the worldwide stage, Colleen J. Sheehy and Thomas Swiss bring together the most eminent Dylan scholars at work today--as well as people from such far-reaching fields as labor history, African American studies, and Japanese studies--to assess Dylan's career, influences, and his global impact on music and culture. The Dylan effect has extended far beyond the United States in recent decades, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dylan, Bob, 1941-
Dylan, Bob, 1941- -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Dylan, Bob, 1941- fast
Subject Rock music -- History and criticism
Singers -- United States -- Biography
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- General.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
MUSIC -- General.
Rock music
SUBJECT Hibbing (Minn.) -- History
Subject Minnesota -- Hibbing
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Sheehy, Colleen J. (Colleen Josephine), 1953-
Swiss, Thomas, 1952-
LC no. 2009003358
ISBN 9780816668182