In the Founding Manifesto, published in le Figaro
Prompt from Italian Civilization Instructor:
Step #1: Read the Marinetti Lecture Notes on the Word Document attachment.
Step #2: Read the word document attachment titled “Contents of the Manifesto Italy”.
Step #3: Read the word document attachment titles “Fascist Manifesto”.
Step #4: Read the PowerPoint attachment titled “Italian Futurism” .
Step #5: Now for your coursework assignment…
In the Founding Manifesto, published in le Figaro on 20 February 1909, Marinetti writes: “Up to now literature has exalted a pensive immobility, ecstasy, and sleep. We intend to exalt aggressive action, a feverish insomnia, the racer's stride, the mortal leap, the punch and the slap.” Violence was their preferred mode of interacting with reality, and the key to unlocking a new sense of Aesthetics, as well as the path to creating of the New Man. An entire century and two world wars separate us from that manifesto: what, if anything, can we learn from Marinetti and the Futurists? Can we admire their aesthetic achievements and at the same time condemn their warmongering activities?
Notes from me the student to the Essay Zoo Writer: I included all the files needed in attachments. The assignment must be in Times New Roman Font Size 12 with 1 inch margins all around. Thank you.
The manifesto of futurism written by Filippo Marinetti stated futurist ideas. Marinetti’s manifesto describes the need to reject the past and glorify technology, especially machine, speed, violence, modernization and cultural rejuvenation of Italy. Marinetti's manifesto describes old palaces as "sickly" stating that the old ways of thinking are gone." The futurist manifesto is an attempt to forge a new Italy that is liberated from the old tradition whereby war is the only way to modernity. According to Marinetti "We will glorify war—the world's only hygiene."
Marinetti's manifesto promotes violence, stating that to achieve beauty, there need to be great struggles because without struggle there is no beauty. In his first manifesto, he states that...
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