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Sir Christopher Bruce Ricks, FBA (born 1933) is a British literary critic and scholar. He is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University (U.S.) and Co-Director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, and was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford from 2004 to 2009. W. H. Auden described Ricks as 'exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding'.

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Dylan's Vision of Sin by Christopher Ricks
Dylan's Vision of Sin
Christopher Ricks
This biography by Ricks boldly and successfully judges Bob Dylan as a poet, not a lyricist, and in his tour-de-force makes endless illuminating comparisons with canonical writers such as Eliot, Hardy, Hopkins and Larkin. There are plenty of books on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2011

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