She also addresses two of Morante's political works: Piccolo manifesto dei comunisti (senza classe ne partito) and the Lettera alle Brigate Rosse
. Given that Martinez Garrido draws upon her previous publications on Morante explicitly for two of her book's sections, some of the ground she covers concerning animals and the mythic presence of Andalusia in Morante will be familiar to those who have followed those threads in Morante criticism or who are familiar with Martinez Garrido's work.
From Ireland's Irish Republican Army to Spain's Basque separatist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, from France's Action Directe to Germany's Rote Armee Fraktion, to Italy's Brigate Rosse
and the Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari, violent extremist political cells were almost the norm.
it wasn't--Aldo Moro kidnapped & shot by the Brigate Rosse
The objective of the organization was to revive armed struggle against the established order, pursuing the strategy which had been adopted by the Brigate Rosse
Not to mention billions of dollars spent and thousands killed globally as result of his direct involvement in supporting and funding independent and radical movements like the Irish Republican Army (IRA), Italian Brigate Rosse
, (BR), South Sudan Liberation Movement, Sudan Justice and Equality movement, Polisario Front in Western Sahara, Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines and many others.
The 'family album', mentioned by Rossana Rossanda, who highlighted the similarities between the language of the Brigate Rosse
(Red Brigades; BR) and that of the communist party of the 1950s, suggests wider implications.
For much of the decade, Italy was transformed into an armed camp as the police forces fought desperately and brutally against the elusive and efficient Brigate rosse
(Red Brigades) organisation of intellectual Marxist urban guerrillas, which seemed capable of striking at will.
In Mara, Renato, e io: storia dei fondatori delle Brigate Rosse
("Mara, Renato, and I: The History of the Founders of the Red Brigades," 1988), he described his longing for Communism in its purest and most absolute form.
The date May 9, 1978 stands out as a reference point in the cultural history of post-war Italy, the day the president of the Christian Democratic party, Aldo Moro, was shot by militants of the Brigate Rosse