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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I hesitate to call this a novel as it more precisely belongs in the category of manifestos disguised as novels. Return to Book Page.

Nov 11, Eva D. 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.

Brendan Connell rated it really liked it Feb 26, Leviathan rated it liked it Aug 03, Books by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Freed 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.

The frank depiction of violence and debauchery in his heavily stylized turn of the century Egypt may be off-putting to modern readers accustomed to the sensitivity of modern writers – ironic, as Marinetti himself always mararka his work exemplative of futurlsta artistic future of the world.


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: Adriana rated it liked it Sep 04, It’s Marinetti’s insane fantasy about man machines. Want to Read Currently Futuriata Read. Lists with This Book.

James Ketchum rated it it was amazing Dec 16, First Italian edition of Marinetti’s uncommon first novel, translated by his personal secretary. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lazaros Kalogirou rated it liked it Jun 21, Jenny rated it liked it Aug 30, Originally published in French Paris: Mafarka is as shocking as it is hysterical. The author and the book went on trial in for obscenity; the Italian edition by Mondad Moralism and mafara should not be futturista lenses through which one reads this book.

Seemed as if Marinetti here, at least fancied himself the 20th-century incarnation of Nietzsche, but missed the mark entirely.

Books by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Eager to depart from the decadent canon represented by D’Annunzio or Sartorio, the author vocally rejected women and maafrka veneration as a suitable subject matter for avant-garde art.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. An excellent copy of this fragile publication. Jean rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Refresh and try again. Marinetti leaves little to the imagination with his sometimes unorthodox prose though Mafatka contains a much more tradition narrative and overall style than many of his later works. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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This book is exactly what people have said it is. About Filippo Tommaso Marinetti.

Ekel Adolf rated it it was amazing Jun 18, Cary rated it it was amazing Oct 17, 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.

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.

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What is I hesitate to call this a novel as it more precisely belongs in the category of manifestos disguised as novels. Mafarka the Futurist by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. I suspect the bulk of negative reviews are from people who, much like a previous poster admitted, haven’t actually read Mafarka the Futurist.

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