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"steven daniel arnav" Discussed on Pantheon
"Writers and critics who prophesized with their pens. Have been writing about bob dylan since he burst onto the music scene in new york city in the early nineteen sixties. When in the words of lover and patron joan baez. He was already legend. Been books about dylan for almost as long as there has been dylan to write about and in the words of death ruler lover and poet king. Solomon who said the book of ecclesiastes cheese now son. he sad be warned. My son of making many books. There is no and much study wearies the and yet we know that of the writing of books about bob dylan there seems to be. No end is guilty as charged with adding to this endless. Nece and weariness. Writing as we are about bob dylan ourselves rating at guide to bob dylan spiritual wisdom as we speak. And we're so happily guilty as charged to read a fairly large selection of those about bob dylan to as we wrap up season one of bob dylan about man and god and law and s. We thank the many of you have joined us for salvation. Yard of memory mapping america before the law love and dylan in the dead as well as our to holiday special arts as we edge up to the final episodes of season one. We're going to share an interview to with some of the finest of those writers and critics. They are the blooms. The rhoskins the kale's the riches were not interested the tiresome sport of musical cultural slings and arrows as much as they are attracted to plumbing the gaps of the work of great artist to deepen the contribution of great art to the world. We've mentioned the term me. Drawashe quite a bit over the course of our conversations about bob dylan and his work. It's what we did talk to it on back in the green pastures of new york city some years ago and we are glad that the toolkit of drage can be applied to rock and roll acid. Must if you know the new testament or the koran or the book of jubilees you know mid drage because it is the ancient jewish art adapted from greek literary rhetorical techniques of two or three thousand years ago which draws out meaning from sacred text as a mode of explaining accompanying coloring and contextualising it for the audience the creator of amid rocks represents some of our greatest and most sacred works are in fact a kind of commentary or me drage on sacred texts. That preceded them an extension and reinvention of a canonical work. Real marcus christopher ricks or this episode's guest. Richard thomas all come from different academic fields cultural criticism literature or the classics. But each sees. Dylan's cannon is being of paramount importance to how we live in the world that dylan's music demands nurturing explication for rock and roll mid gosh because the world needs to glean more from what this has to offer. Dr shaney interpret me. This is how sages of late antiquity back. In the days of early roman kings you might say imagine sacred tech shouting out to them. Give me more voice in the world. These texts said we matter more. We can say by ourselves helpless. Say more dr shaney show the world while we matter that's why writers despite king solomon's warnings and he warned us about a lot of other things too. That's why writing about bob dylan matters. And that's why this conversation with our guest. Richard thomas george martin lane professor of classics at harvard university and the author of the book. Why dylan matters worse. -treme where your assignment on the history of the western world is due and it's the last day of the semester and you can't remember the name of the singer from minnesota who changed world and then your professor shows up at the door to hear your thesis and you haven't even started yet. Well you you let me be in your dream. And i'll let you be in mind. I'm steven daniel arnav. Welcome to episode aid of bob dylan about man. And god law our conversation with richard thomas author of why dylan matters. Help me understand. We mean when we talk about a classical poet and how you and others have the audacity to propose right to the world. That dylan's one of them. Well i'll give it a shot. Yeah make classical costco's back to the latin classes which means a fleet. Obviously claus comes from it. Says ivan elitist word. I mean might as well get that out that right away at implies A body of work that at least in its its primary understood sense. You know you have classic classic race horses in plastic boxes and so on but it implies from its First applications to greek and latin literature and reception about literature in antiquity in the middle ages and and beyond in a body of literature that is beyond compare at his in a class of its own. That is at is there for classical so we talked about classical latin and And late latin and medieval latin and neo latin soul of those labels in the sense. Look at the fact that. Oh it's like guitar. Las battle harris classical poets the poets to whom all later literature innocence looks back at me. Look back in terms of changing christianizing. That may look back in terms of translating it. Parodying it in any sort of way so that That you know that sort of.
"steven daniel arnav" Discussed on Pantheon
"Welcome one. Welcome all i'm steven. Daniel arnav host and creator. Bob dylan about man. And god and law rejoiced. With elvis. And bob dylan singing. Hovena gila in our first ever holiday. Special ed part one hanukkah but that was then this is now and it's time for part two and you know just like we do just what this must meet. It must be sector picture to see bob dylan and a rocking slap dasher d. And don ary. Polka band are on the stage. And then they're in the hall and seventy at the top of the stairs at our rocking house party somewhere snowy and cozy and everyone seems to be drunk as spasm..
"steven daniel arnav" Discussed on Pantheon
"That's right and I have to say there with the. Mojo Nixon sings a tune called Elvis is everywhere. It's a tongue-in-cheek deification of the King Elvis who seemed to pop up all over the place in the eighties and nineties he was in people's Dreams tabloid headlines An impersonator at a wedding or in a television commercial you might remember this is Elvis TV series chasing down his history which was narrated by an Elvis impersonator as if it was Elvis himself speaking, and then what are you know there was elvis buying a slurpee at the seven eleven down the street just a few minutes later. Elvis was a pop culture mythic force documented by buzz seeking journalists and intellectuals alike evidence of the hunger in American culture to meet Gods and angels in dreams and Oracles just like believers would meet the divine long long ago. When I look into your eyes out there Mojo Nixon sang when I look into your faces. You know what I see. I see a little bit of Elvis in each and every one of you out there. Let me tell you well Elvis is everywhere. Today as a force in popular culture as as the baby boomers have aged pop culture itself has become ever more stratified by demographics and John Resin platforms. Elvis is no longer everywhere. But Bob Dylan is. At the decidedly non pop age of seventy nine, which is nearly double Elvis's age at Death Dylan has had the number one pop song in the land with murder most foul. Look to the chatter where the wheels of pop culture turn choose almost any point of view biographical, political, religious, literary, musical, philosophical, or historical, and the chances are that it's being used to explain Bob Dylan and his work hundreds of books, thousands of articles, and at ever expanding universe of list-serve websites, magazines, academic courses, and conferences Sing Dylan's loyal chorus of commentary. Edging towards seventh decade on the Public Stage Dylan continues to waive his baton in every direction urging the chorus onward. Even if we know he's not much for choruses. Dylan's work has repercussions not only for those of US still fascinated by his continuing contribution to popular culture but also for anyone who cares about how popular culture shapes the world. have got my back to the sun because the light is too intense. Dylan sings and sugar baby. I can see what everybody in the world is up against. You can't turn back. You can't come back sometimes we push too far. One day, you'll open up your eyes and you'll see where we are. From more than half a century trying to understand dylan songs has been for many. Like unfolding the criss crossing lines of a map of the entire world. Well. We're going to take a shot at reading those maps particularly in a moment where the world we thought we knew seems like an charted territory. I'm Steven, Daniel Arnav, and this is Bob Dylan about man and God and Law a podcast that tells the story of how Bob Dylan sparked a revolution of spirit and why it matters. To, open up our eyes to the music of Bob Dylan not only see where we really are. But where we need to go. So. Welcome to episode one of Bob Dylan about man and God and Law Salvation to be. On. Not to be. that. Is the question. Now. Long before the unlikely chart topper murder most foul expounded upon a line from Hamlet Taufer strange comfort to a world jolted by Cova nineteen and protests and riots against racism. In the spring of two, thousand, twenty Bob Dylan was searching for salvation in a limousine hurtling across the British countryside. The year was nineteen, sixty five. Dylan and his posse had taken their places in a dreamlike reflection on the silver screen in a scene imagined in Todd Haynes is two thousand, seven film based on Dylan songs and story. The film is called. I'm not there. But let's give this contexts. Context by nineteen, sixty, five dylan had become the most important cultural figure of the twentieth century. This was the period his most concentrated in fierce creative influence in the spin of just fifteen months March nineteen, sixty, five to may nineteen, sixty, six, dylan released three of the greatest rock albums of all time. Bringing it all back home highway sixty, one revisited and blonde on. Blonde. His songwriting and recording were feverishly prolific. He had taken on am vicious publishing and film projects and took part in an exhausting live tours spanning four continents backed by a crew of road warriors who would later become known as the band. The shows on this tour documented in D. A. Penna Bakers pioneering rock doc don't look back included a first set of Solo Acoustic renditions of epic musical dreamscapes that had shattered the mold of songwriting for pop by the Time Dylan, was twenty three. And then a scorching said of angry loud rock intitiated the punks just as those punks were getting their first guitars. In the UK the period that Hanes, his film calls upon vividly there were walkouts heckling and even famous shout of Judas in Manchester as reimagined in I'm not there dylan passes the time on a long ride. The quiet home of a black limo a well-dressed journalist with the patrician accent, stern jaw and diamond cutting stare of a very serious man questions him. As evidenced by penna Baker's film and other footage from the same period, dylan was frenetic, sarcastic confident and very funny as he conjured both the destination and the map for a new age of music celebrity the Rockstar as a seeker of truth and hipster scene maker all at once. This New Paradigm for the possibilities, of Pop, Gurus both confounded and excited the press and Dylan played his role. masterfully, journalists sparred with a scruffy hair chain smoking dylan whose press conferences from San Francisco to Paris became spoken word happenings. A flow of questions ranging from the nature of hygiene on the road to the meaning of life would be asked of rockstars for decades to come. And Bob. Dylan. He was inventing them. How many people who Labor in the same musical vineyard in which you toil how many are protests singers that is people who use their music and use the songs to protest the social state in which we live today the matter of war, the matter of crime or whatever it might be How many? Yes. Are there many? There's about..