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By Elza Adamowicz,Simona Storchi

In 1909 the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's Founding Manifesto of Futurism used to be released at the entrance web page of Le Figaro. among 1909 and 1912 the Futurists released over thirty manifestos, celebrating pace and chance, glorifying warfare and expertise, and advocating political and creative revolution. This selection of essays goals to think again the actions of the Italian Futurist stream from a global and interdisciplinary standpoint, concentrating on its actions and legacies within the box of poetry, portray, sculpture, theatre, cinema, ads and politics.

The essays supply intriguing new readings in gender politics, aesthetics, historiography, intermediality and interdisciplinarity. They discover the works of significant avid gamers of the stream in addition to its lesser-known figures, and the customarily severe impression of Futurism on modern or later avant-garde hobbies resembling Cubism, Dada and Vorticism.

The book can be of curiosity to students and scholars of ecu paintings, literature and cultural heritage, in addition to to the educated basic public.

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