Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan's Road from Minnesota to the World

Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan's Road from Minnesota to the World

Thomas Swiss


The younger guy from Hibbing published Highway sixty one Revisited in 1965, and the remaining, as they are saying, is historical past. Or is it? From his roots in Hibbing, to his upward push as a cultural icon in ny, to his prominence at the around the world degree, Colleen J. Sheehy and Thomas Swiss assemble the main eminent Dylan students at paintings today—as good as humans from such far-reaching fields as exertions historical past, African American experiences, and jap studies—to check Dylan’s profession, impacts, and his international influence on tune and culture.

The Dylan influence has prolonged a long way past the USA in fresh many years, and the essays right here study his impact at the humans and cultures of the uk, Italy, and Japan. With a distinct concentrate on his Minnesota roots, together with Greil Marcus’s astounding travel of Dylan’s homeland, members additionally have in mind his most modern paintings and Martin Scorsese’s documentary No course Home.

the 1st cultural and historic geography of his dramatic upward thrust, storied profession, and unrivaled iconic prestige, Highway sixty one Revisited maps the terrain of Bob Dylan’s tune within the world.

individuals: John Barner, U of Minnesota; Daphne Brooks, Princeton U; courtroom Carney, Stephen F. Austin kingdom U; Alessandro Carrera, U of Houston; Michael Cherlin, U of Minnesota; Marilyn J. Chiat; Susan Clayton; Mick Cochrane, Canisius collage; Thomas Crow, long island U; Kevin J. H. Dettmar, Southern Illinois U, Carbondale; Sumanth Gopinath, U of Minnesota; Charles Hughes; C. P. Lee, U of Salford, Manchester, England; Alex Lubet, U of Minnesota; Greil Marcus, U of California, Berkeley; Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Pennsylvania kingdom U; Roberto Polito, the hot college; Robert Reginio, Frostburg nation U; Heather Stur; Mikiko Tachi, Chiba U, Japan; Gayle Wald, George Washington U; Anne Waldman, Naropa U; David Yaffe, Syracuse U.

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