How to Analyze the Music of Bob Dylan

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This title explores the creative works of famous musician Bob Dylan. Music analyzed includes Bob Dylan's protest songs ("The Times They Are A-Changin'," "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall," and "Blowin' In The Wind"), Bob Dylan's personal songs ("It Ain't Me, Babe" and "Positively 4th Street"), Blood on the Tracks, and "Hurricane" and "Joey" from Desire. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Dylan. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF039030, JNF007040, JNF036000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Language Arts, Music
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-08-01
ISBN 9781617830907, 9781617878350
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 782.4216409
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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How To Analyze the Music of Bob Dylan (Essential Critiques) – Horn Book Guide

From a clear definition of critical theory and its purpose to practical applications, this title presents a well-written introduction to the analysis of music and lyrics. The biographical sketch, followed by a comprehensive comparison and analysis of Dylan’s protest and personal songs, provides a worthy model for thinking critically and developing and defending a thesis.

How to Analyze the Music of Bob Dylan, How to Analyze the Films of George Lucas, James Cameron, Tim Burton (Essential Critiques) – Booklist

With these entries in the Essential Critiques series, students can discover a greater depth to their film and music experiences and learn to tackle these art forms in the same manner they approach literature at school.