Bibliography; an inexhaustive expansion of that at the back of the book:

Betsy Bowden

Performed Literature Bloomington

Indiana University Press, 1992


King James Version

William Blake

Complete Writings

Oxford University Press, 1969

Raymond Briggs (Ed.)

The Mother Goose Treasury

Hamish Hamilton 1966

Paul Cable

Bob Dylan: His Unreleased Recordings

Scorpion/Dark Star, London 1978

Lewis Carroll

Alice In Wonderland and Alice through The Looking Glass

Neil Corcoran (Ed.)

‘Do You Mr. Jones?’ Bob Dylan With The Poets And Professors

Chatto & Windus 2002

Aidan Day


Basil Blackwell Ltd., 1988

Glen Dundas

Tangled Up In Tapes

SMA Services, Thunder Bay 1999

Bob Dylan


MacGibbon & Kee Ltd., 1971

T.S. Eliot

Selected Essays

Faber and Faber, 1932

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Poet

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Penguin Classics

Bill Flanagan (Ed.)

Written In My Soul

Contemporary Books, Chicago 1986

Michael Gray

Song And Dance Man

Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1972

Woody Guthrie

Bound For Glory

Dolphin, New York 1949

Hugh Haughton (Ed.),

The Chatto Book Of Nonsense

Chatto & Windus Ltd. 1988

Clinton Heylin

The Recording Sessions

St. Martin’s Press, 1995

Clinton Heylin

Behind The Shades: Take Two

Viking, 2000

Wolfgang Kayser

The Grotesque In Art And Literature

translated by Ulrich Weisstein, Bloomington, 1963

Frank Kermode (and Stephen Spender)

Bob Dylan: The Light At The End Of The Funnel

“Esquire” May, 1972

Jenny Ledeen

Prophecy In The New Era

Peaceberry Press, St Louis, 1995

Tim De Lisle (Ed.)

Lives of the Great Songs

Penguin, 1995

Greil Marcus

Invisible Republic


Scott Marshall

Restless Pilgrim: The Spiritual Journey of Bob Dylan

Relevant Books 2002

Henry Miller

The Time Of The Assassins

Iris Murdoch


Fontana Books. First published by Bowes & Bowes Ltd. 1953.

Iona and Peter Opie (editors)

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes


Harry Oster

Living Country Blue

Minerva Press, 1975

Arthur Rimbaud

The Visionary Letter’ to Paul Demeny

15 May 1871

Arthur Rimbaud

The Drunken Boat

Penguin Classics

Terry Gifford and Neil Roberts

 Ted Hughes. A Critical Study

London: Faber and Faber, 1981

Anthony Scaduto

Bob Dylan

W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. 1972. Reprinted 1996, Helter Skelter Publishing, London

Stephen Scobie

Alias Bob Dylan

Red Deer College Press, Alberta 1991

Robert Shelton

No Direction Home

William Morrow & Co Inc, 1986

Nick Tosches

Where Dead Voices Gather

Jonathan Cape, 2002

Joe Smith (Ed.)

Off The Record

London, 1989

Walt Whitman

Complete Poems

Penguin Classics, 1977

Paul Williams

Performing Artist

Underwood ­Miller 1990

Paul Williams

Watching The River Flow

Omnibus Press, 1996


The Fiddler Now Upspoke series

Desolation Row Publications, UK

Troubadour Bibliography