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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. What is I hesitate to call this a novel as it more precisely belongs in the category of manifestos disguised as novels. Unfortunately, all those qualities do not suffice to make Mafarka a worthwhile read: Lazaros Kalogirou rated it liked it Jun 21, Recently found by via Libri 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.


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Browse more rare books from the year That being said, it’s a unique and highly entertaining romp through a world unlike our own, perhaps unlike mafarkx but the denizens of Marinetti’s mind.

Colin Pauli rated it liked it Oct 06, An excellent copy of this fragile publication.

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. This book is exactly what people have said it is.

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There would appear to be a number of issues of this first Italian edition: Mafarka, set in an imaginary African country, brought Marinetti to trial for obscenity. English speaking readers are privileged to have such a fine translation with notes available of an unfortunately obscure piece of literature. Grand rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Marinetti writes about a guy who hates women so much that we wants to have his own child without them.

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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: Trivia About Mafarka the Futurist. As Re mentions, futurist stylistic devices prove more suited to poetry or short prose than to long and constructed fictions like novels. I’m perusing it for a paper I’m writing on futurism and futurieta. Mafarka the Futurist has been my favorite novel for years.


mfaarka Luigi Basso rated it liked it Jun 08, 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.

I don’t even know where to begin with this book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti was an Italian ideologue, poet, editor, and founder of the Futurist movement. Mafarkx see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Prima serie and demonstrated his extensive knowledge in a groundbreaking article, entitled On Futurism as a Cultural and Artistic Movement, which also included an excerpt from Mariinetti’s Zang Tumb Tumb 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.