Bob Dylan's Career as a Blakean Visionary and Romantic
by Eugene Stelzig
Publisher: Milne Library 2013
Number of pages: 37
This discussion - written almost four decades ago - of the deep affinities between Dylan's song poetry and the Romantics, especially William Blake, is one of the early 'scholarly' as opposed to popular appreciations of Dylan's art and his oeuvre from his first album up to and including Desire (1976).
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