Congratulations to Bob Dylan for his 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, awarded today, for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” according to the Swedish Academy.
Dylan is the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature since Toni Morrison in 1993.
For Further Reading:
“The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 13 Oct 2016. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2016/>
Zalman, Jonathan. “Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature.”Tablet Magazine. Web. 13 Oct. 2016. <http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/215676/bob-dylan-awarded-nobel-prize-literature>
Bob Dylan Nobel Prize image courtesy of NobelPrize.org