CINZIA SARTINI BLUM is Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Iowa. She is author of The Other Modernism: F. T. Marinetti’s Futurist Fiction of Power (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1996) and editor of Futurism and the Avant-Garde (Special issue of South Central Review 13.2-3 [Summer/Fall 1996).
Other publications include a translation of Carlo Michelstaedter’s Persuasione e rettorica (in collaboration with Russell Valentino and David Depew) and various essays on futurism, fascist culture, and Ludovico Ariosto.
LARA TRUBOWITZ holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Iowa and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She teaches and writes on Anglo-American Modernism, contemporary experimental poetry, and Jewish Cultural Studies. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.