“The Aryans Are Strange People!” Racial Utopia in Goście z Marsa [Visitors from Mars] by Władysław Satke Cover Image
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„Dziwni to ludzie, ci Aryjczycy!” Utopia rasowa w Gościach z Marsa Władysława Satkego
“The Aryans Are Strange People!” Racial Utopia in Goście z Marsa [Visitors from Mars] by Władysław Satke

Author(s): Wacław Forajter
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Władysław Satke; Goście z Marsa; typologies of races; racial utopia

Summary/Abstract: The paper discusses the forgotten science fiction novel entitled Goście z Marsa byWładysław Satke with regard to “racial” ideology of the turn of the century. It primarilyfocuses on reconstruction of the ideological and intertextual background with particularreference to the 19th-century typologies of “races” and scientific theories based on them.Furthermore, the article addresses the issue of utopia and its limitations as a literary genre.

  • Issue Year: 462/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 139-150
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish