Filippo Tommaso Marinetti: Venezianella e Studentaccio [Venezianella and Studentaccio] (1715 words)

Venezianella e Studentaccio [The Venetian Girl and the Rebellious Student] is a posthumous work from the late career of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944), founder of the Italian avant-garde movement called Futurismo [Futurism] (1909-1944). It was only four years after the international centennial anniversary of the foundation of Futurism that Venezianella e Studentaccio, one of the last major works by Marinetti, was finally published posthumously in 2013 (Milan: Mondadori).

Several decades after its composition – it was written between the autumn of 1943 and the spring of 1944 – this boisterous, cutting-edge example of lyrical prose still awaits a full critical assessment. The b…

Ceccagnoli, Patrizio. "Venezianella e Studentaccio". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 September 2018
[, accessed 20 January 2019.]

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