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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Marinetti, Emilio Filippo Tommaso 1876-1944. Italian writer who founded futurism with the publication of his 1909 manifesto. Among his works are The Bleeding Mummy (1904) and Mafarka the Futurist (1910).

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  • Secondly, Marinetti is wrong when he claims that matter is the only mystery and the only reality.

    Chapter 12

  • I am not sure whether coriander leaf can be described as "zesty" on page 196 and "earthy" on page 197 without a certain cognitive dissonance; and I recall Marinetti's futurist dinner, to be eaten to the sound of an aeroplane motor and Bach, as consisting of fish with liver wrapped round it (quite revolting, since you ask), not the kumquat, black olive and fennel combo she mentions – but I dare say her word is better than mine on this.

    The Flavour Thesaurus: Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook by Niki Segnit

  • Cookbooks with certain very rare exceptions, such as Marinetti's futurist cookbook, almost by definition try to appropriate the past, at least those bits of it that seem palatable.

    Gastro-Porn

  • Its acquisition comes 100 years after Marinetti provocatively called for the destruction of museums, libraries and academies in artistic movement Futurism's founding manifesto.

    The Art Fund helps British Library acquire Futurist metal book 100 years after the founding of Futurism

  • A rare metal book, Parole in Libertà …, produced in 1932 by Italian avant-garde artists Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944) and Tullio D'Albisola (1899-1971) has been bought by the British Library with help of independent charity The Art Fund.

    The Art Fund helps British Library acquire Futurist metal book 100 years after the founding of Futurism

  • It captures the dynamism and energy of Futurism - launched by Marinetti in a manifesto published on the front page of French newspaper Le Figaro on 20 February 1909 - which urged artists to rid themselves of the past and embrace aggression, speed and technology

    The Art Fund helps British Library acquire Futurist metal book 100 years after the founding of Futurism

  • Once again, F.T. Marinetti had it taped a hundred years ago.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • There seems to be some pushback from regular readers at the very suggestion that Stephen Harper has the authoritarian tendencies made infamous by Il Duce and his early supporter F.T. Marinetti.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • In a parody of Marinetti's first manifesto, he shouts: "I stand alone on the pinnacle of the passing moment, turning my nose up at the solar-system, hurling invective at the moon—chairs at the audience."

    The First Lady Of Futurism

  • She had affairs with both its leader, Filippo Marinetti, and his then-disciple Giovanni Papini; she clearly had a weakness for self-dramatizing artists, for all her ridicule of them.

    The First Lady Of Futurism

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