John Lennon was shot and killed thirty-four years ago today. Many thanks to my friend Marc DiPaolo for reminding me of this song. I think it’s appropriate for Lennon. I think he knew exactly what he was singing about.
James Rovira is Chair and Associate Professor of English at Mississippi College. His monograph, Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety, is available in both paperback and hardcover from Bloomsbury/Continuum. His current book projects include the edited anthologies Interpretation: Theory: History and Rock and Romanticism, both on Wordpress sites.
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