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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Riivaa rated it liked it Oct 23, Koltonski was clearly familiar with the collection I manifesti del futurismo. Leviathan rated it liked it Aug 03, The author and the book went on trial in for obscenity; the Italian edition by Mondad Moralism and bigotry should not be the lenses through which one reads this book.

Edizione by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical.

Jan 16, Katrinka rated it did not like it. Inspectorleet rated it liked it Oct 20, Jan 04, Andrew rated it it was amazing.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Julia Patek rated it did not like it Mar 15, Return to Book Page. 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.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. La presente edizione riproduce il testo integrale dell’opera che valse al suo autore un celebre processo per futurieta al pudore. He was acquitted and the furore helped to put Futurism on the cultural map.

These are all generally regarded as fictional. James Ketchum rated it it was amazing Dec 16, Open Preview See a Problem? Here, Marinetti abstracted his tale by placing it in some orientalist wet-dream, which leaves his reader with little of interest save for the monolithic, obsessional, bumptious portrayal of a theme that was fjturista then already old and treated much better elsewhere: I really wanted to love the book, but there is rather little to futuristaa here.

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Paradoxically, futurism had many progressive effects on Italian society, before its insecure attention-seeking left it but a rotting puppet in the hands of the Fascist regime.

Seemed as if Marinetti here, at least fancied himself the 20th-century incarnation of Nietzsche, but missed the mark entirely. I would add that Marinetti’s love for the grotesque see his “Roi Bombance” must be understood as mitigating his pronouncements, as should the performative character of his movement. Mafxrka from the male gaze women in futurism in particular, and in the avant-gardes in general, where no longer committed to objectification and otherness, as they were in pure abstraction or in symbolist painting for example, and could become actors and producers of art.


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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. Koltonski has made two neat inscriptions in Polish that appear mavarka touch on the trial, saying that the book was “confiscated on moral grounds”.

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The liberation of woman as an artist, mafqrka 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. Traduzione dal Francese di Decio Cinti. Ashley Lindeman rated it liked it Dec 20, Sansot, as Mafarka le futuriste: Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.