Mafarka the Futurist: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: published a chaotic novel ( entitled Mafarka le Futuriste in France and Mafarka il futurista in Italy), which. MAFARKA IL FUTURISTA by Marinetti Filippo Tommaso and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Mafarka il futurista: romanzo. [F T Marinetti; Decio Cinti].

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The liberation of woman as an artist, the collapsing of the frontier between popular and high culture, or the recognition of the public sphere as a space for performance, are but a few examples. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. If you can look past the distracting bullet points of online reviewers about the symbolic and often fantastic elements of the plot you’ll find an engrossing and absolutely thrilling read – unlike anything else in print, from Marinetti’s time or our own.

Jacob Ulrich rated it really liked it Dec 06, The writing is so hilariously bad and over the top that you can’t help but laugh as you page through it. Books by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

Mafarka il futurista

Sansot, as Mafarka le futuriste: Lazaros Kalogirou rated it liked it Jun 21, Karl Ivan Farthegn rated it liked it Dec 29, Patty Paine mafarja it it was amazing Aug 07, Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It’s a shame too, as they’re missing out on an entertaining and important piece of literature from a significant historic figure, no lessmarginalized by contemporary critics and modern historians.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti was an Italian ideologue, poet, editor, and founder of the Futurist movement. Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti was an Italian ideologue, poet, editor, le founder of the Futurist futurixta. Orientalist chauvinism and schmalz wrapped up in one tiresome whole.

Koltonski has made two neat inscriptions futuirsta Polish that appear to touch on the trial, saying that the book was “confiscated on moral grounds”. Recently found by via Libri Eager to depart from the decadent canon represented by D’Annunzio or Sartorio, the author vocally rejected women and their veneration as a suitable subject matter for avant-garde art.

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The only real surprise is that a book charged with being obscene has very little obscenity in it. Marinetti leaves little to the imagination with his sometimes unorthodox prose though Mafarka contains a macarka more tradition narrative and overall style than many of his later works. Luigi Basso rated it liked it Jun 08, This book is exactly what people have said it is.

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Want to Read saving…. Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical. Grand rated it it was amazing Oct 18, What is important, or recognized by some as important in Marinetti’s thin book, is its break with Naturalism, a recognition which is the equivalent of praising a fire for its intensity as it engulfs a museum.

A divinity allegedly emerges from this poorly executed screed of violence and war, yet for all its Nietzschean pretensions, Mafarka fails to approximate even the other pseudo-Nietzschean fiction of its era see, for instance, D’Annunzio.

The first futurism between and to which Mafarka clearly belongs, despite blatant and brutal misogyny, later attracted many women, and many feminitsts among those. Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years. I’m not actually reading this book Manchester rated it liked it Nov 22, Want to Read saving….


Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical. Futuristw presente edizione riproduce il testo integrale dell’opera che valse al suo autore un celebre processo per oltraggio al pudore.

Mafarka the Futurist

Published June 1st by Middlesex University Press first published Cary rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Adriana rated it liked it Sep 04, Return to Book Page.

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I suspect the bulk of negative reviews are from people who, much like a previous poster admitted, fyturista actually read Mafarka the Futurist. English speaking readers are privileged to have such a fine translation with notes available of an unfortunately obscure piece of literature.

Karl Ivan Farthegn rated it liked it Dec 29, Edizioni Futuriste di “Poesia”, Trivia About Mafarka the Futurist.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Benedetta as visual artist and novelist” but there is a wealth of litterature on the issue most notably Barbara Spackmann and Cinzia Blum-Santini: I’m perusing it for a paper I’m writing on futurism and reproduction. Peter Harrington ] Last Found On: