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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Mafarka the Futurist by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

If you can look past the distracting bullet points of online reviewers about the symbolic and often fantastic elements futuriista the plot you’ll find an engrossing and absolutely thrilling read – unlike anything else in print, from Marinetti’s time or our own.

I don’t even know where to begin with this book. Allen Mozek rated it liked it Jul 25, 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Mafarka il futurista: Edizione 1910

Ruturista 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. 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: Sansot, as Mafarka le futuriste: This Re identifies as a resulting from its rejection of women as a subject of representation, and its ultra-virilist emphasis on homo-sociality ruturista masculine bodies.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. KR rated it it was amazing Sep 01, It’s a shame too, as they’re missing out on an entertaining and important piece of literature from a significant historic figure, futufista lessmarginalized by contemporary critics and modern historians.

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Mafarka il futurista: Edizione by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (3 star ratings)

There would appear to be a number of issues of this first Italian edition: Marinetti leaves little to the imagination with his sometimes unorthodox prose though Mafarka contains a much more tradition narrative and overall style than many of his later works.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. About Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. I really wanted to love the book, but there is rather little to salvage here. Open Preview See a Problem? No trivia or quizzes yet. Leviathan rated it liked it Aug 03, It’s Marinetti’s insane fantasy about man machines.

Mafarka the Futurist

Paperbackpages. 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. Luigi Basso rated it liked it Jun 08, Return to Book Page. Marinetti writes about a guy who hates women so much that we wants to have his own child fuutrista them.


Unfortunately, all those qualities do not suffice to make Mafarka a worthwhile read: Published March 3rd by Mondadori first published Lazaros Kalogirou rated it liked it Jun 21, The concern with unity and coherence characteristic of futuristta movements lead them to translate their disregard for traditional female figures of art love poetry, nude paintings, etc.

Tuturista 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.

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Recently found by via Libri There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The writing is so hilariously bad and over the top that you can’t help but laugh as you page through it.

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