Jay Parini's American Writers, Supplement XVIII PDF

By Jay Parini

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ISBN-13: 9780684315522

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It was in the context of this sense of being under attack, of holding a beleaguered position toward a public whose adoration verged on harassment, whose praise resembled a kind of pillorying, that Dylan watched the rest of the year unfold. President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in his motorcade in Dallas on November 22, and his alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald took a deadly bullet two days later. Live television cameras carried the second shooting into the homes of a shocked nation as Oswald collapsed before Jack Ruby’s gun.

Subsequent appearances with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and the Grateful Dead were marked, Dylan remembers in Chronicles, by a lack of energy and a greater lack of inspiration, although some concert recordings of that period capture Dylan at the top of his vocal capacity. Critics and fans tend to wish the 1980s had never SONGS Nominees for the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature included one writer whose only book at that time had been published twenty-five years earlier. He held an honorary doctorate in music from Princeton University although he had never bothered 28 BOB DYLAN experience of profound communication.

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