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Thread #142469   Message #3284498
Posted By: MGM·Lion
04-Jan-12 - 01:32 AM
Thread Name: Why didn't MacColl like Dylan?
Subject: RE: Why didn't MacColl like Dylan?
On Dylan's poetic merits ~ Might be worth drawing attention to this, perhaps unexpected, enthusiast, whom I knew slightly and used to discuss Dylan with when he was a fellow of my Cambridge college, Christ's, before he went to Boston:

--Sir Christopher Bruce Ricks, FBA (born 1933) is a British literary critic and scholar. He is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University (U.S.) and Co-Director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, and was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (England) from 2004 to 2009. He is the immediate past-president of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics. He is known as a champion of Victorian poetry; an enthusiast of Bob Dylan, whose lyrics he has analysed at book-length... ~ wikipedia