Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature

“Great choice.” Perennial Nobel candidate Joyce Carol Oates tweeted that “his haunting music & lyrics have always seemed, in the deepest sense, literary”.British fantasy writer Philip Pullman also welcomed the honoring of Dylan, saying he hoped that as a result the Nobel committee might in the future look at a wider range of writing. The Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan, who first burst on the scene singing in Greenwich Village coffeehouses in the 1960s.Dylan is perhaps the most unconventional Nobel literature prize victor since the award went to Italian playwright Dario Fo in 1997. Protesters outside UK court ahead of Brexit lawsuit
But the issue has split the Conservatives, and Tory lawmakers loudly heckled one another during the six-hour debate. They worry the government has chose to seek a “hard Brexit”, which means leaving the bloc’s single market. Whether or not you’re a fan of Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, it’s a new direction that shouldn’t be dismissed. The argument has been made over the year that music is literature and this reinforces that notion. It was announced on Thursday that Dylan was being honored with the Nobel Prize in Literature, something that acts nearly as a career retrospective honor as well as another giant feather for his cap.Swedish music journalist Stefan Wermelin compared the choice of Dylan to that of American author John Steinbeck who won the 1962 Nobel.”People thought I was insane or really out of line” to suggest that Dylan should be awarded such a prize.”In short, he has changed the world for the better, I feel”. Salman Rushdie, who has written songs with U2’s Bono, tweeted that Dylan is “the brilliant inheritor of the bardic tradition”. Putin says militants in Aleppo use civilians as shields
Putin argued that both sides of the USA presidential race were manipulating remarks about Russian Federation for their own gains. Russian Federation on Wednesday test-fired three missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads. Still others simply tweeted in excitement: “Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize. Yes. Yes”.”An ill-conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies”, wrote “Trainspotting” novelist Irvine Welsh.Dylan is composer-singer of “Blowin’ In The Wind”, “The Times They Are a Changin'”, “Like a Rolling Stone” and “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”, among other rock classics.Bob Dylan’s laureate status continues to suggest a turning point for the music industry. Shoppers turn anger on Unilever in its dispute with Tesco
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