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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Published March 3rd by Mondadori first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m perusing it for a paper I’m writing on futurism and reproduction. 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. maarka

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Benedetta as visual artist and novelist” but there is a wealth of litterature on the issue most notably Barbara Spackmann and Cinzia Blum-Santini: Karl Ivan Farthegn rated it liked it Maffarka 29, What is I hesitate to call this a novel as it more precisely belongs in the category of manifestos disguised as novels.

This Re identifies futuridta a resulting from its rejection of women as a subject of representation, and its ultra-virilist emphasis on homo-sociality and masculine bodies. 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 b Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years.

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Unfortunately, all those qualities do not suffice to make Mafarka a worthwhile read: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again. Original orange printed wrappers. Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical.


Paperbackpages. 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 futurisra reciprocal sense that E. English speaking readers are privileged to have such a fine translation with notes available of dl unfortunately obscure piece of literature.

Luigi Basso rated it liked it Jun 08, Nov 24, Bertrand rated it it was ok Shelves: Kindle Editionpages.

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’s a shame too, as they’re missing out on an entertaining and important piece of literature from a significant historic figure, no lessmarginalized b Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years.

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Jean rated it it was amazing Nov 23, There would appear to be a number of issues of this first Italian edition: Trivia About Mafarka the Futurist. Manchester rated it liked it Nov 22, Ashley Lindeman rated it liked it Dec 20, To ask other readers questions about Mafarka il futuristaplease sign up. Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical. It’s Marinetti’s insane fantasy about man machines.

Peter Harrington ] Last Found On: 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 mat Reading the reviews below, I thought I should overcome my disappointment at this book to point one or two things to prospective readers: Cary rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Jul 01, Ernest Ialongo rated it liked it.


Regardless, here we see Marinetti’s most expansive and belabored rendition of his new movement, in the form of mass rape, murder and pillage. Lists with This Book.

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Return to Book Page. Much closer to a poem than a novel, it showcases Nietzschean misogyny and brutality, futuista settings are willingly and rightly disturbing in order to point to a higher level of self, devoid of lowly passions, sentimental cravings, needs.

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. Grand rated it it was amazing Oct 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Just a maffarka while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Kindle Editionpages. The concern with unity and coherence characteristic of those movements lead them to translate their disregard for traditional female figures of art love poetry, nude paintings, etc. futuristaa

Mafarka est bel et bien une oeuvre importante mais tellement detestable. The author and the book went on trial in for obscenity; the Italian edition by Mondadori contains an appendix with Marinetti’s lawyers defence debates.