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BEAUTY IS TRUTH: BOB DYLAN’S POEM TO JOANIE
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BEAUTY IS TRUTH: BOB DYLAN’S POEM TO JOANIE

  The pursuit of and definition of beauty has been one of the major concerns of poets throughout the ages. In perhaps his best known poem, Sonnet 18, Shakespeare asks if it is wise to compare the object of his love to a summer’s day, which despite all its glories will inevitably fade away. But...

Extracts from DETERMINED TO STAND: The Reinvention of Bob Dylan
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Extracts from DETERMINED TO STAND: The Reinvention of Bob Dylan

Extracts from my book DETERMINED TO STAND: The Reinvention of Bob Dylan. BLIND WILLIE McTELL / STANDING IN THE DOORWAY The first extract recalls a live performance of Blind Willie McTell from a Martin Scorsese tribute show. In Determined to Stand my analyses of late period Dylan songs are interspersed with accounts of key live...