Nobel prize 2016

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Patti Smith struggles through Stockholm tribute to absent Bob Dylan
Representing the Nobel laureate at the prize-giving, the US singer admitted nerves in performance at Swedish academy

Vanessa Thorpe and Chris Johnston

10, Dec, 2016 @6:10 PM

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Patti Smith to sing at Nobel prize banquet in Bob Dylan's absence
Singer to perform A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall in Stockholm, while speech will be read out on literature laureate’s behalf

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

05, Dec, 2016 @3:56 PM

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Bob Dylan to 'provide' speech for Nobel prize ceremony
The singer has supplied a speech which ‘will be read’ at the event on Saturday, in acceptance of his Nobel prize in literature

Guardian music

05, Dec, 2016 @12:02 PM

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Rolling Stones on Bob Dylan's Nobel prize – 'He thought he had done something pretty good'
The Nobel laureate was happy about his literary win when he shared a bill with the Stones immediately after the news was announced

Guardian music

01, Dec, 2016 @10:30 AM

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Existential angst and Homer’s philosophy | Brief letters
Brief letters: Simpsonian philosophy | Ed Balls | ‘Arrogant’ Dylan | Robert Vaughn | Le Gavroche


18, Nov, 2016 @6:56 PM

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Beyond Bob Dylan: authors, poets and musicians pick their favourite songwriter
Dylan’s Nobel prize win sparked a debate about lyrics as literature. Here, Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Johnny Marr, Naomi Alderman and others nominate songwriters whose verse has the power of poetry

Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Emmy the Great, Polly Samson, Naomi Alderman and others

05, Nov, 2016 @8:00 AM

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'I was left speechless': Bob Dylan breaks two-week silence over Nobel prize
After being criticised as ‘arrogant’ for not responding to his prize, artist says he will attend award ceremony ‘if possible’

Kevin Rawlinson and Alan Yuhas

28, Oct, 2016 @11:13 PM

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Another side of Bob Dylan’s doctorate | Letters
Letters: He did not ‘ignore’ the choir’s version of Blowin’ in the Wind but listened intently and applauded


24, Oct, 2016 @4:35 PM

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Bob Dylan and a noble refusal of the Nobel prize for literature | Letters
Letters: Alfred Nobel made his fortune from arms and explosives. I hope Dylan stands alongside Einstein and Sartre in refusing this tainted award


23, Oct, 2016 @6:34 PM

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Bob Dylan removes mention of Nobel prize from website
After taking nearly a week to acknowledge award of Nobel prize in literature, sentence noting it disappears from his website

Guardian music

21, Oct, 2016 @8:33 AM

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Everything I know I learned from Bob Dylan | Elizabeth Wurtzel
Who cares about the Nobel prize? Dylan made it cool to be Jewish, hot to be American and transformed literature. His masterpiece is himself

Elizabeth Wurtzel

18, Oct, 2016 @2:28 PM

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Nobel panel gives up knockin’ on Dylan’s door
Days after being awarded the literature prize, Bob Dylan has yet to get in touch with the Swedish Academy, or indicate whether he will attend the celebrations

Staff and agencies

17, Oct, 2016 @3:32 PM

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