The Resource Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture : post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world, edited by Monica Germanà and Aris Mousoutzanis

Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture : post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world, edited by Monica Germanà and Aris Mousoutzanis

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Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture : post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world
Title
Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture
Title remainder
post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Monica Germanà and Aris Mousoutzanis
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world's globalised space, the traumatic burden of history, and the mutual relationship between language and eschatological belief, fifteen original essays by a group of internationally established and emerging critics reflect on the apocalypse, its past tradition, pervasive present and future legacy.The collection seeks to offer a new reading of the apocalypse, understood as a complex - and, frequently, paradoxical - paradigm of (contemporary) Western culture. The majority of published collections on the subject have been published prior to the year 2000 and, in their majority of cases, locate the apocalypse in the future and envision it as something imminent. This collection offers a post-millennial perspective that perceives 'the end' as immanent and, simultaneously, rooted in the past tradition"--
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DLC
Dewey number
809/.93382
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.E63
LC item number
A57 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Germanà, Monica
  • Mousoutzanis, Aristeidis
Series statement
Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature
Series volume
30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • End of the world in literature
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General
Label
Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture : post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world, edited by Monica Germanà and Aris Mousoutzanis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780415712583
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014003571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
(OCoLC)859584132
Label
Apocalyptic discourse in contemporary culture : post-millennial perspectives on the end of the world, edited by Monica Germanà and Aris Mousoutzanis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780415712583
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014003571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
(OCoLC)859584132

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