I Belong Only to Myself has 17 ratings and 4 reviews. Lily said: Leda Rafanelli is so dreamy. Rafanelli was an eclectic character, an individualist anarc. I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli. $ Paperback. Books by Leda Rafanelli. Showing 1 Result Books: Advanced Search. Muslim in Milan: The Orientalism of Leda Rafanelli. Barbara Spackman. Uploaded by. Barbara Spackman. Loading Preview. Sorry, preview is currently.

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Your Shopping Basket Your basket is empty. Public domain Public domain false false. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. AK Press added it Jul 30, Anyone who is interested in turn of the last century leftists, Italian history, obscure social justice fiction writers, or just radical bohemian women who tried to carve out their own life – despite expectations – will likely enjoy this.

Rafanelli, for her part, denied ever having been the lover of Mussolini while for the latter it was a source of pride. Also the short stories Bozzetti sociali — her most famous book — is a collection of stories, which are more political and social documents than literary works. According to Rafanelli, genuine individualist tendencies within anarchist ideology were incompatible with the bourgeois-democratic ideas on which the pretext for warmongering rests.

Leda Rafanelli — was one of the most prolific propagandists in early twentieth century Italy. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. To ask other readers questions about I Belong Rafanellli to Myselfplease sign up. Refresh and try again.

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Feb 06, Sam rated it really liked it. I appreciate the author’s honesty in her acknowledgement of inconsistencies in Leda’s beliefs and how coming of age in colonial-era Italy inevitably coloured her views on the Middle East and North Africa as a convert to Islam. This book is by no means a comprehensive collection of Leda’s writing if such a thing could existbut definitely furthered I Belong Only to Myself does well in contextualizing Leda Rafanelli’s writing within the political landscape of early 20th century Western Europe.


In Come una meteora Amina is the noble and unpretentious protagonist whose girlhood is rapidly consumed in a series of matrimonial adventures in the city of Milan, described as conventional and false.

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Part of her work has been collected by Aurelio Chessawho has created one of the most important Italian anarchist archives, the Camillo Berneri Family Fund. The most striking case at the international level was to be Peter Kropotkin, who even for a short period invite them to fight on the side of the Triple Entente.

Caroline Kivi rated it liked it Dec 18, She earned money through fortune-telling and explored her interests in Eastern philosophies, whilst developing a semi-autobiographical history of the Italian anarchist movement in the 20 th century, which was never finished. For rafanelll work made available to the public in the United Kingdom, please use Template: A short rafwnelli later, he writes, “I can still feel the deep emotional sensations of our last meeting”.

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Mailing List Enter your e-mail address to receive our newsletter. No trivia or quizzes yet. Although many individualist anarchists would side in favor of World War I as raanelliLeda confirmed her pacifist convictions. Lucid Strike marked it as to-read Jun 19, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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These years would be depicted many decades later by Maurizio Maggiani in Il coraggio del pettirosso. I Belong Only to Myself: Please try your request again later. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

This image or other media file is in the public domain because its copyright has expired and its author is anonymous. Stephie Jane Rexroth marked it as to-read Nov 20, I Belong Only to Myself does well in contextualizing Leda Rafanelli’s writing within the political landscape of early 20th century Western Europe.

Miro R rated it liked it Jan 11, Maggie marked it as to-read Feb 11, In accordance with her respect for Islamic culture, she was vehemently anti-colonial, a view expressed particularly in her novel The Oasiswhich was published under the nom de plume Etienne Gamalier.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Rafanelll and Privacy Policy. Lucas rated it it was ok Dec 21, Steven Fake rated it liked it Dec 26, Daniel Hauff-Lazar marked it as to-read Jan 10, I know little about Italian anarchists in history and knew nothing about Leda Rafanelli before AK sent this book along.

Christina Vallejo marked it as to-read Jan 12, She took many lovers over her life.

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