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Rock and Roam

Musical musings from New York and beyond

Anne Margaret Daniel writes about music, literature, art, and baseball. She teaches literature at the New School University in New York City, and is currently working on a book about F. Scott Fitzgerald and another about Bob Dylan (Minnesota wordsmiths are the best). For more, please visit www.annemargaretdaniel.com and thank you.

Rock and Roam

Musical musings from New York and beyond

Anne Margaret Daniel writes about music, literature, art, and baseball. She teaches literature at the New School University in New York City, and is currently working on a book about F. Scott Fitzgerald and another about Bob Dylan (Minnesota wordsmiths are the best). For more, please visit www.annemargaretdaniel.com and thank you.

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture: Heard Melodies Are Sweet

Maybe Bob felt like the high school kid who hadn't finished reading War and Peace for his book report due the next morning and thought, damn I'm gonna lose the $900,000 if I don't meet the deadline. I'll get the Cliff Notes.  But the "proof" of plagiarism seems rather weak at best. How many ways can you say "big white whale"? Call ME Ishmael!