Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Dylan song in syllabus

Jadavpore University had incorporated classic songs of Pulitzer prize winner folk singer Bob Dylan as a subject in English literature studies.Three of the representa tive Dylan songs –With God on our Side, Mr. Tambourine Man and Like a Rolling Stone are taught in first year of English Honours Class.Pulitzer Award authorities gave a special citation for Dylan,s profound impact on popular music and American culture.Studying Dylan songs is mandatory in undergraduate level , it is kept as an optional paper of -Poetics and Politics of Rock –at the post graduates level.JU is the lone university in india teaches Dylan,s songs in literature department. Others teach them in music or in other courses.

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