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Geralt of Poland : "The Witcher 3" between epistemic disobedience and imperial nostalgia


Geralt of Poland : "The Witcher 3" between epistemic disobedience and imperial nostalgia

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dc.contributor.author Majkowski, Tomasz [SAP14001259] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-07T12:10:03Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-07T12:10:03Z
dc.date.issued 2018 pl
dc.identifier.issn 2056-6700 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/49824
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa 3.0 Polska *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/pl/legalcode *
dc.title Geralt of Poland : "The Witcher 3" between epistemic disobedience and imperial nostalgia pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 1-35 pl
dc.description.additional Autor na pub. podpisany: Tomasz Z. Majkowski pl
dc.identifier.weblink https://olh.openlibhums.org/article/10.16995/olh.216/ pl
dc.abstract.en This article is a reading of The Witcher 3 in relation to postcolonial approaches to Polish culture. It departs from an analysis of an online debate on racial representation in the game as a possible act of epistemic disobedience, and moves on to a consideration of three narrative aspects of the game itself: its representation of political struggle, the ideological stance of the protagonist, and ethnic inspirations in worldbuilding. By referring those three issues to postcolonial analyses of Polish culture, as well as Walter D. Mignolo’s concept of decolonization through epistemic disobedience, this article aims to demonstrate paradoxical qualities of the game, which tries to simultaneously distance itself from the established, West-oriented ways of knowledge production and gain recognition as an artifact of modern Western pop culture. Moreover, it employs the tradition of Polish Romanticism to establish itself as a bridge between Slavdom and Western culture, and strengthen the colonial idea of Poland being the proper ruler over Slavs. pl
dc.subject.en postcolonial studies pl
dc.subject.en epistemic disobedience pl
dc.subject.en slavicness pl
dc.subject.en Polish culture pl
dc.subject.en The Witcher 3 pl
dc.subject.en game studies pl
dc.description.volume 4 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.description.points 2 pl
dc.description.publication 2,0 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.16995/olh.216 pl
dc.title.journal Open Library in Humanities pl
dc.title.volume Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2018-02-06 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Polonistyki : Katedra Antropologii Literatury i Badań Kulturowych pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.scopuswos.indexing tak pl

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