The Political Art of Bob Dylan

  • David Boucher
  • Gary Browning

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. David Boucher, Gary Browning
    Pages 1-11
  3. Andrew Gamble
    Pages 12-34
  4. Gary Browning
    Pages 105-133
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 170-178

About this book


David Boucher and Gary Browning provide a multi-faceted analysis of the political art of Bob Dylan. The contributions cover Dylan's career as a whole, dealing with such themes as alienation, protest, non-conformity and the American Dream. Dylan's work is examined from a variety of perspectives including the aesthetic theory of Kant, Adorno, Lyotard and Collingwood. The assembled authors are notable specialists in political theory, literary criticism and popular culture. They do not tackle Dylan from a single standpoint but collectively question how Dylan's work relates to the theory and practice of politics.


America American dream art critique culture happening Immanuel Kant Jean-François Lyotard Kant literary criticism Oscar Wilde political art political theory politics Theodor W. Adorno

Editors and affiliations

  • David Boucher
    • 1
  • Gary Browning
    • 2
  1. 1.Cardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.Oxford Brookes UniversityUK

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