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African Ideas of The Word (Living Room Tuesday 6.21.11, 7P)

What do onomatopoeia, scat singing, synethesia, word-as-image, l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e poetry, the Dogon idea of “Mu” (via Nathaniel Mackey) and its connection to Charles Olson’s idea of “pre-utterance,” and ancient occult ideas of “nyama” and “heka,” all have in common? Something, I … Continue reading

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