Tarantula

byBob Dylan

Paperback | October 19, 2004

Tarantula by Bob Dylan
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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

Music legend Bob Dylan's only work of fiction—a combination of stream of consciousness prose, lyrics, and poetry that gives fans insight into one of the most influential singer-songwriters of our time.

Written in 1966, Tarantula is a collection of poems and prose that evokes the turbulence of the times in which it was written, and gives a unique insight into Dylan's creative evolution. It captures Bob Dylan's preoccupations at a crucial juncture in his artistic development, showcasing the imagination of a folk poet laureate who was able to combine the humanity and compassion of his country roots with the playful surrealism of modern art. Angry, funny, and strange, the poems and prose in this collection reflect the concerns found in Dylan's most seminal music: a sense of protest, a verbal playfulness and spontaneity, and a belief in the artistic legitimacy of chronicling everyday life and eccentricity on the street.
Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth Minnnesota. He is a singer-songwriter and artist. He has played an influetial role in popular music and culture for over five decades. A great portion of his work dates from the 1960's when his songs dealt with social unrest. His early songs such as "Blowin in the...
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Title:TarantulaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.4 inPublished:October 19, 2004Publisher:ScribnerLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0743230418

ISBN - 13:9780743230414

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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