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was an Italian anarchist
Italian anarchism as a movement began primarily from the influence of Mikhail Bakunin, Giuseppe Fanelli, and Errico Malatesta. From there it expanded to include illegalist individualist anarchism, and anarcho-syndicalism. It participated in the biennio rosso and survived fascism...
, writer, agitator and propagandist who was charged with defeatism
Defeatism is acceptance of defeat without struggle. In everyday use, defeatism has negative connotation and is often linked to treason and pessimism, or even a hopeless situation such as a Catch-22...
during the World War I. He was the father of Luce Fabbri
Luce Fabbri was an Italian anarchist writer, publisher and daughter of Luigi Fabbri.She was born in Rome and studied literature in Bologna. Fabbri left Italy illegally to be reunited with her exiled parents in Paris and joined them after their expulsion from France to Belgium and finally to...
Born in Fabriano (Ancona
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), Italy 1877, Fabbri was first sentenced for anarchist activities at the age of 16 in Ancona, and spent many years in and out of Italian prisons. Fabbri was a long time and prolific contributor to the anarchist press in Europe and later South America, including co-editing, along with Errico Malatesta
Errico Malatesta was an Italian anarcho-communist. He was an insurrectionary anarchist early in his life. He spent much of his life exiled from his homeland of Italy and in total spent more than ten years in prison. He wrote and edited a number of radical newspapers and was also a friend of...
, the paper L'Agitazione
. He helped edit the paper "Università popolare
L'Università popolare was an Italian newspaper founded by Luigi Molinari in 1901 and ran until 1918. It was part of the movement for free workers' self-education, partly inspired by Francisco Ferrer's Escuela Moderna in Spain...
" in Milan. Fabbri was a delegate to the International Anarchist Congress held in Amsterdam in 1907. He died in Montevideo
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- Life of Malatesta, translated by Adam Wight (originally published 1936). This book was published again with expanded content in 1945.
- Malatesta: L'Uomo e il Pensiero
- Bourgeois Influences on Anarchism (in English)
- Letters to a Woman on Anarchy, 1905
- Workers' Organisation and Anarchy, 1906 pamphlet
- Anarchist Organisation, 1907 pamphlet
- The School and the Revolution, 1912
- Letters to a Socialist, 1913
- The Aware Generation, 1913
- Dictatorship and Revolution, 1921
- Preventive Counter-revolution, 1922
- Editor of L'Agitazione
- Founded Il Pensiero, Lotta Umana, Studi Sociali
- Contributed to La Question Sociale, Pensiero e Volontà, Fede Libero Accordo, L'Avvenire Sociale