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  Bob Cobbing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bob Cobbing (July 30, 1920 - September 29, 2002) was a British sound, visual, concrete and performance poet who was a central figure in the British Poetry Revival.
Cobbing was born in Enfield and grew up within the Plymouth Brethren.
Cobbing brought in his own equipment and allowed it to be used by anyone wishing to print their own book of poetry.
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 cris cheek on Bob Cobbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Cobbing’s presence and contribution was one of generosity being put to the use of creating of space for others to be creative in.
Cobbing’s core ongoing activity was as correspondent, ‘between’ movements made around the machine in the transformation of texts through the printing stage and those movements of the body produced in the throes of vocal delivery.
Cobbing was well-acquainted with independent film at the time, being secretary of the London Film-makers Co-operative in 1967 when the emergent organisation was based at Better Books, “a centre for poetry readings, ‘happenings’ and small-scale performances, including the influential Destruction in Art Symposium,” of which he was manager.
www.soton.ac.uk /~bepc/forum/cheek_cobbing.htm   (10602 words)

 Introduction to Bob Cobbing
Bob denied my question, quite validly: he would, he said, be performing linear verbal poetry, but sound would come considerably into it.
Bob Cobbing revisits themes almost incessantly, whilst transposing and varying his content-material.
Bob did 3 sets, 2 hours in total, of his linear verbal poetry -- in rough chronological order, from the 1950s to the present day.
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 Bob Cobbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bob Cobbing (de julio el 30 de 1920 - de septiembre el 29 de 2002) era un sonido, una representación visual, un concreto y un poeta británicos del funcionamiento que era una figura central en el renacimiento británico de la poesía.
Cobbing tenía su propio equipo a otra parte a través de los 40 años de su operación (en gran parte a solas) del foro de los escritores.
Cobbing era escritor y un ejecutante prolíficos y continuado trabajar hasta que su muerte.
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 Performance poetry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Perhaps most famously, the writers of the Beat generation were noted for performance events that married poetry and jazz.
In Britain, sound poets like Bob Cobbing and Edwin Morgan were exploring the possibilities of live performance.
Cobbing's groups Bird Yak and Konkrete Canticle involved collaborative performance with other poets and musicians and were partly responsible for drawing a number of the poets of the British Poetry Revival into the performance arena.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Performance_poet   (1825 words)

 Peter Finch Archive - Bob Cobbing 1920-2002
Bob sits seemingly stunned and then begins to catch lines he likes and to scratch them onto a pad he's pulled for his jacket pocket.
Bob was the great centre of the left hand for the forty years between 1960 and 2000.
Bob has drunk almost half a bottle of whiskey and is still standing, or leaning, at least.
www.peterfinch.co.uk /cobbing.htm   (1548 words)

 U B U W E B :: Bob Cobbing Interview
BOB: It was something that gradually developed from 1942 through the 50's and 60's and accelerated after the 1960's.
BOB: Konkrete Canticle was a group that came together to record items for the only record that the Arts Council ever put out, Paula Claire and myself on voice and Michael Chant on organ.
BOB: Yes, it came in a box with various booklets of different sizes, some little ones, some big ones and a box was the only way of dealing with that work.
ubu.clc.wvu.edu /papers/cobbing_sutherland.html   (3779 words)

 Introduction tp Bob Cobbing
Jeff Nuttall once spoke to me of Bob Cobbing as being "a man of total commitment"; and I would extend that, in this context, to say that both Bob Cobbing and Eric Mottram are / were, in their separate ways, men of total commitment to poetry.
Cobbing published Mottram's first book of poetry, Inside the whale, and remained one of his publishers throughout the rest of Mottram's life.
As with Eric Mottram, Bob Cobbing, though he distinguishes between his private and his public, does not keep them entirely separate, but allows them to inform each other; and the poetic pervades and to a considerable extent gives shape to both.
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 Bob Cobbing, 1920-2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bob Cobbing, the internationally-celebrated soundtext poet, performer and publisher, died in the early hours of Sunday 29th September 2002.
This is a quick page of photographs assembled in Bob's memory; some writing about Bob can be found elsewhere on this site, and a page of tributes has been posted on the Lollipop website.
Bob later produced the above photocopy treatment of the photograph, which was used as the editorial of issue 6 of Object Permanence magazine.
www.manson88.freeserve.co.uk /cobbing.htm   (262 words)

 Riding the Meridian: Sound/Text by Bob Cobbing
Cobbing founded Writers Forum in the 50s and this is its 750th publication; yet Writers Forum retains its independence, aesthetic and financial, in totality.
Cobbing has single-handedly and single-mindedly changed the way we view poetry, opening up the possibilities available to poets.
In addition to making his own poetry, and to publishing the work of others, Cobbing has also been active in the promotion of poetry through a variety of organisations and associations, official and ad hoc.
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 Bob Cobbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This shop was the venue for a number of events and happenings associated with what Cobbing's friend JeffNuttall termed the Bomb Culture, the British version of the 1960s counterculture.
During the first half of the 1970s, Cobbing was able to use the facilities of the Poetry Society to produce WritersForum books.
Cobbing also explored his interest in performance works for multiple voices and musical instruments in groups like Bird Yakand Konkrete Canticle, which included poets Paula Claire, Michael Chant and Bill Griffiths.
www.therfcc.org /bob-cobbing-88481.html   (415 words)

 Jacket # 9 - Robert Sheppard on Bob Cobbing
Bob facilitates, offers yet another structure for experiment, but allows the participant to learn from his or her own experience, to develop personal (or non-standard) criteria, essential in the alternative poetries.
Whereas Cobbing's variations are quite precisely versions (like many of his own sequences of the 90s) on the text of Upton's selected, Upton's 'variations' involve the addition of new material, possibly in response to the theme, but possibly to counterpoint Cobbing's procedures.
Bob Cobbing's work and his many activities (I haven't even mentioned The Association of Little Presses) are extraordinary in their own rights.
www.jacketmagazine.com /09/shep-cobb.html   (2545 words)

 Art In Liverpool Weblog: Bob Cobbing at Bury Art Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This Bob Cobbing chap sounds interesting and now the fair Spring weathers here a day trip to Bury doesn't seem such a gloomy prospect....
Bob Cobbing was one of the great adventurers of 20th century British poetry.
Cobbing came to prominence in the 1960s as a concrete poet along with his peers Ian Hamilton Finlay, John Furnival, Dom Sylvester Houedard and others.
www.artinliverpool.com /blogarch/1previews/000125.html   (536 words)

 Bob Cobbing
Cobbing had done several sound poetry pieces using the tape recorder in sixties and seventies, and thought considerably about the ramifications of his experiments as he wrote in 1971:
In his later years, Cobbing discarded the use of tape in his live performances and became a strong practitioner in acoustical techniques which he felt had a far more resonant and richer articulatory control over the sonic aspects of expression than anything that one could gain by performing with tape or electro-acoustic devices.
Bob Cobbing, Sound Poems (also known as the A B C in Sound) and Ernst Jandl, Sprechgedichte (London: Writers Forum Record No. 1, September 1965).
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 Bob Cobbing solo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
(This is the text of a posting to the british-poets e-mail discussion list on the occasion of Bob Cobbing's 80th birthday solo reading.
For more information on Bob Cobbing (1920-2002) and his press Writers Forum, see his EPC author page or the Writers Forum website.
[the best introduction to early Cobbing is still the essay "Bob Cobbing: Troubadour and Poet" by dom silvester houédard, published, with texts by Cobbing, as Extra Verse No.17 in 1966.
www.manson88.freeserve.co.uk /Bobsolo.htm   (607 words)

 Bob Cobbing - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Bob Cobbing - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 12:03, 19 Mar 2005.
The article about Bob Cobbing contains information related to Bob Cobbing, Early life, Early Involvement with Poetry and Performance, The 1970s, Later Life and Work and External links.
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 Bob Cobbing Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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 Cobbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bob Cobbing died in London at 3 a.m.
Bob, will no doubt put something better together.
For almost half a century Bob Cobbing was a central figure in what is ridiculously
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 Gloup and Woup - Concrete Poetry - COBBING, BOB (ED)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Gloup and Woup - Concrete Poetry - COBBING, BOB (ED)
COBBING, BOB (ED) Gloup and Woup - Concrete Poetry
A collection of "concrete poetry" with works by Bob Cobbing, Kenelm Cox, Tom Edmonds, John Furnival and Dom Silvester Houedard.
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 The Ultimate Lee Harwood - American History Information Guide and Reference
With the exception of some time in Greece and the United States, he has lived in Brighton since 1967.
Harwood's first book, title illegible was published by Bob Cobbing's Writers Forum in 1965.
Harwood's writing is close to the poetry of the New York School, especially John Ashbery.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Lee_Harwood   (116 words)

 Word Score Utterance Choreography
And the sub-culture that embraces comic books all too readily sets crude choice against text, or more particularly, the poetics that drive text.
But without poetics - text and graphics - Windsor McCay, George Herriman, Bob Kane, Siegel and Schuster (a select handful of cartoon-strip pioneers) would not have produced their marvellous comics creations.
This anthology of forty-two around the world modern & post-modern poets; edited by Bob Cobbling and Lawrence Upton, is an inspiration, an enriching resources, and a practical 'how to' guide for readers, producers, and performers of all vocalising, verbal and visual arts.
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 Sound poetry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schwitters also wrote a less well-known sound poem consisting of the sound of the letter W. (Albright, 2004)
Later prominent sound poets include Henri Chopin and Bob Cobbing.
The poet Edith Sitwell coined the term Abstract poetry to describe some of her own poems which posessed more aural than literary qualities, rendering them essentially meaningless: "The poems in Façade are abstract poems--that is, they are patterns of sound.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sound_poetry   (342 words)

 Bob COBBING - Artpool Fluxus Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Cobbing, Bob: Ideen und Anmerkungen, in: Sprachen jeinseits von Dichtung, Westfalischen Kunstverein, Münster, 1979.
Cobbing, Bob: Songsignals, Second Aeon Publications, Cardiff, 1971
Cobbing, Bob - Peter Meyer (eds.): Concerning Concrete Poetry, Writers Forum, London, 1978
www.artpool.hu /Fluxusbibliography/Cobbing.html   (103 words)

 [New-Poetry] Bob Cobbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
James, You might guess that I have bookmarked both of the URLs that you have cited below.
I must admit that I was first taken aback by Re: [New-Poetry] Bob Cobbing.
Bob Cobb, (without the "ing") Poetry Catamaran "Just how advanced a poetic craft need be to sail along the 'known mainstream' down to the poetic sea?" Robert R. Cobb AMONG FRIENDS, original art and poetry.
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 FpoApo.com Store : Books : Bob Cobbing
Etcetera: A new collection of found and sound poems
ABC wan do tree (Bob Cobbing's Collected poems)
Bob Cobbing's girlie poems (Collected poems / Bob Cobbing)
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 Nod to Bob (For Bob Cobbing) by Paul Dutton: Song Music Downloads
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 bob cobbing
Bob Cobbing (1920-2002) was a British sound, visual, concrete and performance poet who was a central figure in the British Poetry Revival.
U B U W E B :: Bob Cobbing
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 Jacket 20 - Bob Cobbing and Robert Sheppard - Blatent blather/virulent whoops
Jacket 20 - Bob Cobbing and Robert Sheppard - Blatent blather/virulent whoops
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This material is copyright © Bob Cobbing and Robert Sheppard and Jacket magazine 2002
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: The Poetology of Bob Cobbing (Feather Books Biography Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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