Sacred & Radical: The Poetry of Bob Cobbing
The current article analyses “The Sacred Mushroom” by Bob Cobbing (1920-2002), using notions of materiality of language. Throughout the brief analysis of Cobbing’s sound and written poetics, consequences of his practice for the reader-audience will be pointed out.
materiality of language, sound poetry, metaethics, aesthetics
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