Adult Nonfiction ML420.D98 C66 2012
Summary: Since his arrival in New York in 1961, Bob Dylan has always been something of a mystery. He has worn a variety of masks that have delighted, puzzled, amused, and angered his many audiences. He has been poet, rocker, preacher, trickster, and prophet, and he has filled all these personas with songs and different voices. Nonetheless, Dylan has always been perceived as an Ã¢eoeauthenticÃ¢e#157; artist. Andrea Cossu brings the Ã¢eoemaking of Bob DylanÃ¢e#157; to center stage in this new book, which offers a strikingly fresh explanation of Dylan and the changes he made throughout his career. CossuÃ¢e(tm)s enjoyable descriptions of key Dylan performances show us how Dylan created his authenticity through performance, and how the many attempts to make Ã¢eoeBob DylanÃ¢e#157; have often involved the interaction between the artist, his public image, and his many audiences. Touching on four different periods and toursÃ¢e"from his first days in Greenwich Village to his Ã¢eoeelectric turnÃ¢e#157; at Newport, from the Rolling Thunder Revue and DylanÃ¢e(tm)s born-again years to his late careerÃ¢e"the book offers a striking vision of how Dylan built his image and learned to live with its burden, painting a unique and coherent new portrait of the artist. A select number of books were printed with the incorrect index. We apologize for this mistake and have posted the final index for your convenience.
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