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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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.

These years would be depicted many decades later by Maurizio Maggiani in Il coraggio del pettirosso. John rated it liked it Tafanelli 11, Shelley rated it really liked it Dec 27, Actes du colloque des 25 et 26 maiParis: Tristan Broomhall is currently reading it Sep 24, It took me two to three times as long to read this book—as the intrigue spun within the book lead me on my own journeys to learn more about the person and her times.

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Ain Sof marked it as to-read Jan 06, Her first novel Un sogno d’amore takes place in an atmosphere of free love and sensual pleasure, and narrates the story of two sisters, one of whom, Anna, is “in love with political ideals”.


Learn more at Author Central. A comrade of Benito Mussolini before he was a fascist, she converted to both anarchism and Islam at the age of rafanellli, a combination characteristic of her iconoclastic approach to life and politics. Be the first to ask a question about I Belong Only to Myself.

I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli by Andrea Pakieser

Still lfda teenager, Rafanelli learned typesetting and became a proponent of individualist anarchism. Retrieved from ” https: Although many individualist anarchists would side in favor of World War I as interventionistsLeda confirmed her pacifist convictions.

Leda was an anarchist, a writer, and a woman who fought for the rights of the underprivileged against the bourgeois conventions of society.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Christina Vallejo marked it as to-read Jan 12, This biography is organized around the various aspects of her unique personality and beliefs, showcasing her ideologies alongside historical events she was dating Mussolini rfaanelli he was a fascistbut also interspersing her prose, poetry, and ‘propaganda’ of this fascinating compagni.

Vladimir Lenin expressed esteem for Mussolini, considering him a possible leader of the revolution. The Islamic faith, for Rafanelli, was seen as hostile in character towards the Western world and its attempt to control and monopolize power and culture. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Megan added it Jan 24, In general the description of the lower classes in Leda Rafanelli’s stories is as predictable as the description of the bourgeois classes against which she fought. According to Rafanelli, genuine individualist tendencies within anarchist ideology were incompatible with the bourgeois-democratic ideas on which the pretext for warmongering rests.


During the fascist years she lived a secluded life, and in she published the letters from Mussolini in the book Una donna e Rafaneli. Always mention where the image comes from, as far as possible, and make sure the author never claimed authorship.

The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli Le memorie di una chiromante The memories of a fortune teller also has a strong lfda character with clear references to the activities she undertook in order to survive. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Forced by economic hardship to make ends meet as a fortune teller, Rafanelli lived between Milan and Genoa, finding serenity to write NadaLa signora mia nonna and Le memorie rfaanelli una chiromanteworks imbued with the influences of the oriental novels of her youth.