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  1. thirdwind

    thirdwind Contributing Member Contest Administrator Reviewer Contributor

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    2016 Nobel Prize in Literature

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by thirdwind, Oct 13, 2016.

    So, Bob Dylan won this year. More than anything, I'm shocked since this isn't the type of writing that gets awarded. I think it came as a surprise to a lot of people. Thoughts?
     
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    Steerpike Felis amatus Supporter Contributor

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    Poets have won in the past. I don't know that I would draw a distinction because music is attached. I do agree that it is a surprising choice.
     
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    We're used to awards in music being more about Grammy's and Billboards but I don't see why lyrics shouldn't be recognised by literature if they're really good.

    I think it's more a case we need to know what makes his lyrics so prestigious :meh:
     
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    Heard his stuffs are dope. Like, the dopest dope
     

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