The book makes demands on you. The plot is straightforward. The mysterious Captain Ahab—captain of a ship called the Pequod—an egomaniac with a peg leg pursuing his nemesis, the great white whale Moby Dick who took his leg. And he pursues him all the way from the Atlantic around the tip of Africa and into the Indian Ocean. He pursues the whale around both sides of the earth. He calls Moby the emperor, sees him as the embodiment of evil.
Did Bob Dylan Copy the Spark Notes for 'Moby Dick' in His Nobel Prize Lecture?
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Dylanphiles, breathe easy: our man Bob is a Nobel Laureate at last. That gave him a deadline of June 10th. Dylan, true to form, has played the whole Nobel thing mysteriously, maybe maddeningly, cool. Dylan was grateful for the Nobel; he said as much in the brief remarks that he submitted to be read in absentia at the December ceremony. But was he grateful enough to actually seal the deal with a lecture? And what would he have to say about literature, and his newly glorified place in it? Now we know—sort of.
Accusations About Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Lecture Rekindle an Old Debate
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Slate has published a report offering surprisingly compelling evidence that Bob Dylan referenced and outright quoted passages from the Spark Notes for Moby Dick in his recent literature-focused Nobel Prize Lecture without citation. However, as Slate shows, there are specific similarities in the language used by Dylan and Spark Notes, using phrases that are not included in the novel, that seem much to close to be coincidental, especially considering that the lecture came from the collage-and-quotation king of rock music.
It has come up in song lyrics and in passages from Mr. Dylan is a Rauschenberg-esque master of pastiche or simply a thief. The stakes for Mr. The latest allegation, in fact, is related to Mr. In the speech, Mr.