Ernest Suarez, professor, english, was quoted in an article published on Crux discussing the recent announcement that American singer/songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Noble Prize for Literature. See below.
Chorus of praise for the Nobel-winning troubadour who sang for St John Paul II
Date: Oct. 14, 2016
Author: Mark Zimmermann
“It’s richly deserved,” said Ernest Suarez, the David M. O’Connell Professor of English at The Catholic University of America. He said Dylan helped create a new literary form, combining the genres of poetry and song writing, drawing on modern and classic poetry, and varied musical influences including the blues.
Suarez teaches a class on “Poetry and Rock in the Age of Dylan and Dickey,” examining the influence of the rock pioneer and the American poet James Dickey who wrote the novel Deliverance.
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