DONNELLY, Ignatius
(1831-1901)
   US writer and politician, famous for his study Atlantis: The Antediluvian World (1882), which was responsible for a considerable resurgence of interest in the legend of ATLANTIS, and for The Great Cryptogram (1888), in which he attempted to prove by cryptographic analysis that Francis BACON wrote Shakespeare's early plays. His most important sf novel was Caesar's Column (1890; early editions under the pseudonym Edmund Boisgilbert), which countered the UTOPIAN optimism of Edward BELLAMY with the argument that society was evolving towards greater inequality and catastrophic WAR rather than towards peace and plenty. ID wrote two other fantasies of social criticism: Doctor Huguet (1891), in which the racist protagonist exchanges bodies with a Black man, and The Golden Bottle (1892), in which a gold-making device is instrumental in the overthrow of capitalism.
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