Legendary singer-songwriter traces his own influences both in music and literature.
Nobel Prize For Literature
However, the legendary songwriter will still owe the Swedish Academy a Nobel Prize lecture.
“I was struck with a plethora of emotions, avalanching with such intensity that I was unable to negotiate them.”
Bob Dylan pens Nobel Prize acceptance speech: “That I now join the names on such a list is truly beyond words”
Dylan’s speech was read aloud by United States Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji.
Either that, or “it’s just a plain old case of sour grapes.”
Patti Smith will appear on behalf of Dylan, who is unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict.
This comes just weeks after he said he won’t attend the Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm.
This year’s recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature said he felt “honored.”
The legendary musician continues to ignore the Academy’s calls ahead of December 10th ceremony.
No less than 24 hours after his website first made reference to it.
This year’s Nobel laureate doesn’t seem too interested in the accolade.
“I don’t need your prize/ Just look into my eyes, babe/ And see how I despise the prize,” sings “Dylan”.