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Old Oct 19th 2016, 03:31 PM
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Default Bob Dylan Nobel Literature Prize

Bob Dylan has been given the Nobel Literature Prize for the lyrics that he has written for his songs. Does he deserve it?
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Old Oct 19th 2016, 03:54 PM
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As can be seen from the quote below from April 2011, the Swedish Academy's decision to include pop lyrics as literature, is in keeping with my own view.
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Anything that is written is literature for me, including notes on the fridge.
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Old Oct 20th 2016, 01:15 PM
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I wonder which of his songs played the biggest part in his winning the prize.
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Old Oct 20th 2016, 03:52 PM
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Hey why not.
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Old Oct 21st 2016, 10:12 AM
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Hey why not.
Because Leonard Cohen would have been a better choice? Not that I have a problem with Dylan getting it. The butt-hurt in the literary circles is most amusing.
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Old Oct 21st 2016, 12:03 PM
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Because Leonard Cohen would have been a better choice? Not that I have a problem with Dylan getting it. The butt-hurt in the literary circles is most amusing.
Heheh. Fair enough.
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Because Leonard Cohen would have been a better choice? Not that I have a problem with Dylan getting it. The butt-hurt in the literary circles is most amusing.


Gotta like that. Nothing better than annoying the snooty and self-righteous literary set.
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Al Jazeera's take on Dylan's prize:

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opi...110227212.html
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