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Pseudonym of Italian Futurist poet and theoretician Vincenzo Fani Ciotti (1888-1927), whose sf novel, La fine del mondo ["The End of the World"] (1921), is a declaredly Fascist tale whose hero – frustrated at Earth's refusal to clear Jupiter of its natives so that humanity can press outwards to create a Galactic Empire – travels to that planet, where he immolates himself in a great explosion that destroys the Jovian government. [JC]
Vincenzo Fani Ciotti
born Viterbo, Italy: 23 May 1888
died Bressanni, Italy: 22 July 1927
- La fine del mondo ["The End of the World"] (Milan, Italy: Modernissima, 1921) [binding unknown/]
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