Glossary

  • Frontispiece

    (French frontispiece) the title page with illustration or portrait placed on the left side of the book or manuscript opening, facing a title page with book and author names on the right.

  • Futurism

    (Italian futurismo, Russian from Latin futurum - future), artistic movement in 1910-1920, centered in Italy, and later in Russia, idolized the idea of the future, power of the machine,  emphasized dynamism, energy, the change (including war and revolution), and destruction of the past and present order.