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Library Live at Labyrinth: Timothy Hampton in Conversation with Nigel Smith

Monday, April 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The author discusses his book, “Bob Dylan’s Poetics,” with Princeton University Professor of English Nigel Smith. The book focuses on the details and nuances of Dylan’s songs, showing how they work as artistic statements designed to create meaning and elicit emotion, and offers a unique examination of both the poetics and politics of Dylan’s compositions.

Smith is the co-director of the Center for the Study of Books and Media at Princeton. His interests include poetry, poetic theory, the social role of literature, literature, politics and religion.

Co-sponsored by the library and Labyrinth Books.

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Date:
Monday, April 8
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Labyrinth Books
122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Janie Hermann
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The author discuses his book which focuses on the details and nuances of Dylan's songs, showing how they work as artistic statements designed to create meaning and elicit emotion. The book offers a unique examination of both the poetics and politics of Dylan's compositions.
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Labyrinth Books
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https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/bob-dylans-poetics
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Library Live at Labyrinth
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