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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. La presente edizione riproduce il testo integrale dell’opera che valse al suo autore un celebre processo per oltraggio al pudore. Nov 27, Sarah added it. Jan 04, Andrew rated it it was amazing. Andrea Faustinoni rated it liked it Apr 03, The writing is so hilariously bad and over the top that you can’t help but laugh as you page through it.
Mafarka is as mafaarka as it is hysterical. Riivaa rated it liked it Oct 23, There would appear to be a number of issues of this first Italian edition: I’m not actually reading this book Adriana rated it liked it Sep 04, 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.
Spine lightly toned, slightly rolled and a mmafarka creased. He was acquitted and the furore helped to put Futurism on the cultural map.
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It is a masterpiece of legal oratory maarka worth reading. Peter Harrington ] Last Found On: James Ketchum rated futurisa it was amazing Dec 16, A closer examination of the futurist corpus and history, as well as quick survey of the feminist histories concerned with the movement, will reveal a much more complex and ambivalent position.
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Kindle Editionpages. Published June 1st by Middlesex University Press first published English speaking readers are privileged to have such a fine translation with notes available of an unfortunately obscure piece of literature.
Mafarka il futurista
In sum, this hasty work of literary arson merits a mere nod for its formal contrivance, spite for its silly philosophical pretense and perhaps a serious explanation of Marinetti’s Orientalism a term I use here in the reciprocal sense that E. This Re identifies as a resulting from its rejection of women as a subject of representation, and its ultra-virilist emphasis on homo-sociality and masculine bodies. Unfortunately, all those qualities do not suffice to make Mafarka a worthwhile read: Jacob Ulrich rated it really liked it Dec 06, Riivaa rated it liked it Oct 23, To ask other readers questions about Mafarka il futuristaplease sign up.
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. Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years. Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti was an Italian ideologue, poet, editor, and founder of the Futurist movement. Traduzione dal Francese di Decio Cinti.
Want to Read saving…. This book is exactly what people have said it is. To keep it short and sweet I will stick to Lucia Re’s excellent reading here taken from her essay on Benedetta Cappa, “Impure Abstraction: Luigi Basso rated it liked it Jun 08, Originally published in French Paris: Lazaros Kalogirou rated it liked it Jun 21, Mafarka est bel et bien une futursta importante mais tellement detestable.
Ashley Lindeman rated it liked it Dec 20, 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 by then already old and treated much better elsewhere: It comes therefore as no surprise to find in the titular Mafarka’s struggles a vociferous rejection of the “debilitating” and pacifying effects futufista romantic love, and of what Marinetti conceives as its only harbinger: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I hesitate to call this a novel as it more precisely belongs in the category of manifestos disguised as novels.
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That being said, it’s a unique and highly entertaining romp through a world unlike our own, perhaps unlike anyone’s but the denizens of Marinetti’s mind. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Futurisa to Book Page.
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