Bob Dylan’s Art Concern: Semantic Acoustics of Poetic Texture

Keywords: Bob Dylan, creative faces, Nobel Prize winner, poetic texts.

Abstract

The manuscript focuses on the complex of semantic aspects associated with the development and textual evolution of Bob Dylan, the Nobel Prize winner for literature in 2016. The article deals with the semantic acoustics of some famous Bob Dylan’s poetic texts that have become the musical and literary classics of the twentieth century. The splicing edges of Bob Dylan’s poetic texts are distinguished; they have intellectual and sensual, visual and visionary, imaginative and emotional, metaphorical and direct, semantic and acoustic principles. The relationship between the structure and the semantic phonics of some texts is studied. The paper emphasizes on the urgency, acute sociability and ontology, universal philosophy of his poetic texts. There is a neomodern poetic experimentation in some Bob Dylan’s texts, he seems to overcome time limits and, in fact, to combine different historical times, cultural epochs, mental values. The article summarizes that Bob Dylan’s art concern has influenced polyphonically and creatively to the various artistic spheres of the second half of the twentieth century, becoming one of the drivers of world trends in literature, music culture, and cinematography. Methodology. In accordance with the paper purpose the following methods are used: the method of scientific literature analysis, the comparative method, the method of conceptual analysis, the method of sampling texts. An important role also has the descriptive method, which includes generalization, systematization and interpretation of the obtained data. The research also relies on methods of description, comparison, systematization.

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Author Biographies

Iaroslav Goloborodko, Donbass State Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science in Philology, Full Professor, Department of Ukrainian Philology, Horlivka Institute of Foreign Languages in Donbass State Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Ilona Kostikova, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Head of the Department of Theory and Practice of the English Language, Doctor of Science in Education, Ph.D. in Philology, Ph.D. in Education, Full Professor, H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Yuliia Вozhko, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Ph.D. in Philology, Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Practice of the English Language, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Kostiantyn Holoborodko, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Dean of H.F. Kvitka-Osnovianenko Ukrainian Language and Literature Faculty, Department of the Ukrainian Language, Doctor of Science in Philology, Full Professor, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Olena Malenko, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

Head of the Department of Ukrainian Studies and Linguistics, Doctor of Science in Philology, Full Professor, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-11-25
How to Cite
Goloborodko, I., Kostikova, I., ВozhkoY., Holoborodko, K., & Malenko, O. (2021). Bob Dylan’s Art Concern: Semantic Acoustics of Poetic Texture. Amazonia Investiga, 10(46), 128-137. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.46.10.12
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Articles