Download Futurist Women: Florence, Feminism and the New Sciences by Paola Sica PDF

By Paola Sica

Futurist girls broadens present debates on Futurism and literary experiences via demonstrating the increasing worldwide impression of girls Futurist artists and writers within the interval succeeding the 1st global battle. This research at the beginning specializes in the neighborhood: the making of the self within the paintings via the ladies who have been affiliated with the magazine L'Italia futurista in the course of global conflict I in Florence. yet then it broadens its box of inquiry to the worldwide. It compares the achievements of those ladies with these of key precursors and fans. It additionally conceives those women's paintings as an ongoing discussion with modern political and clinical traits in Europe and North the USA, particularly first wave feminism, eugenics, naturism and esotericism. ultimately, it examines the important value and repercussions of those women's principles in present debates on gender and the posthuman situation. This ground-breaking research will turn out worthy for all students and upper-level scholars of recent ecu literature, Futurism, and gender reviews.

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