Rob Wilson is professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he first taught a course on “Bob Dylan as Poet” in 2004. His books include Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics, Reimagining the American Pacific: From ‘South Pacific’ to Bamboo Ridge and Beyond, and Waking In Seoul, among others. His poems have been published in Poetry, Berkeley Poetry Review, New Republic, Ploughshares, Jacket, Cordite Review, Tinfish, Hawaii Review, and elsewhere. He is at work on a poetry collection called Late Capitalist Weather Along the Pacific Rim.
Tangled Up in Blue Poetics: Timothy Hampton Reads a Bob Dylan for the Ages
Rob Wilson considers “Bob Dylan’s Poetics: How the Songs Work” by Timothy Hampton...