Bob Dylan accused of borrowing some of Nobel lecture from study guide
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Writer Andrea Pitzer, composing on Slate.com on Tuesday, recorded somewhere in the range of 20 sentences from the bit of Dylan's address on "Moby Dick" that nearly looked like expressions or thoughts on the SparkNotes site on the book.
They included lines from Dylan's online address, for example, "Ahab has a spouse and tyke back in Nantucket that he thinks back about once in a while."
The passage from SparkNotes peruses "considering on his significant other and kid back in Nantucket," Pitzer noted.
Dylan's agents did not return calls for input on Wednesday. Dylan, whose tunes incorporate "Blowin' in the Wind," "The Circumstances They Are A-Changin" and "Like a Moving Stone," has conceded previously that he draws from different impacts.
In a 2012 meeting with Moving Stone magazine, he forgot about feedback that he appropriated the work of different specialists by saying: "It's called songwriting. It needs to do with tune and beat, and afterward, from that point onward, anything goes. You make everything yours. We as a whole do it."
The media-bashful Dylan, 76, conveyed his address to the Swedish Foundation a week ago just inside the six-month time confine set by the association all together for Nobel laureates to get the 8 million crowns ($900,000) that run with the prize. He picked not to go to the yearly function and feast in Stockholm.
"On the off chance that the Moby Dick segment of his Nobel address was without a doubt cribbed from SparkNotes, at that point what is the world to make of it? Maybe the utilization of SparkNotes can be viewed as a sendup of the glory prize economy," said Pitzer.