Paperback. Pub Date :2005-10-03 Pages: 144 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK Written in 1966. Tarantula is a collection of poems and prose that evokes the turbulence of the times in which it was written. and gives a unique insight into Dylan `s creative evolution - it was written during work on his magnum opus. Blonde on Blonde` the good samaritan coming in with the words round & round we go tattooed on his cheek he tells the senator to stop insulting the lawyer `Written. in 1966. Tarantula captures Bob Dylan `s preoccupations at a crucial juncture in his artistic development. showcasing the antic imagination of a folk poet laureate who was able to combine the humanity and compassion of his country roots with the playful surrealism of modern art.Angry . funny and strange. the poems and prose in this collection reflect the concerns we find in Dylan `s most seminal...