Nobel prize acceptance speech Bob Dylan will be published in book form
The cost of regular books will be $17, and signed by the laureate in literature and a $2.5 thousand.
American publisher Simon & Schuster releases the Nobel lecture by laureate in literature Bob Dylan in book form. It is reported TASS, citing the official website of the publisher.
Books of 32 pages will appear in a standard format in hardcover, and also as a limited edition of 100 copies, each signed by the author.
The cost of a regular book — $17, with autograph — $2.5 thousand.
Lecture in the form of the audio file was posted on 5 June on the website of the Swedish Academy. “The lecture was wonderful and, as expected, eloquent,” — commented on the website of the permanent press-Secretary of the Academy Sara Danius.
In it Dylan is reflecting on how his songs relate to the literature and concludes that the song lyrics is designed for performance musicians, not read on the pages of books.
Our songs live on the land of the living. But the songs are not similar to literature. They are designed for singing, not for reading.Bob Dylan
“The words in Shakespeare’s plays were intended for performance on stage. Just like verses in songs designed for singing, not for reading on the pages. And I hope some of you will have the opportunity to hear these texts as they were intended to listen to: at concerts, in the recording or something else, as people today listen to songs,” continues the singer.