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Episode: 29 Richard Thomas, Why Bob Dylan Matters


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Why would a classical scholar create classes exploring the poetry of Bob Dylan? Dylan borrowed a lot from their writings, and the era Dylan writes, Prof. Thomas says, was similar to the time of Virgil. Thomas talks about the many scholars who have studied Dylan's art, leading to the Nobel Prize. Thomas also describes where classical studies are today. In the 1950s Latin was the most popular foreign language in schools. What will Dylan's legacy be?

Episode Short Description: Classical scholar explores the link between Dylan and poets of ancient Rome. Dylan borrowed heavily from them. Also, the future of classical studies

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