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By Monica Germana,Aris Mousoutzanis

This interdisciplinary selection of essays makes a speciality of serious and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the overdue 20th- and early twenty-first-century cultural creation. studying the ways that apocalyptic discourses have had an impression on how we learn the world’s globalised area, the demanding burden of background, and the mutual courting among language and eschatological trust, fifteen unique essays by way of a gaggle of across the world confirmed and rising critics examine the apocalypse, its prior culture, pervasive current and destiny legacy.


The assortment seeks to provide a brand new analyzing of the apocalypse, understood as a fancy – and, usually, paradoxical – paradigm of (contemporary) Western tradition. nearly all of released collections at the topic were released sooner than the yr 2000 and, of their majority of instances, find the apocalypse sooner or later and envision it as anything approaching. This assortment deals a post-millennial standpoint that perceives "the finish" as immanent and, at the same time, rooted long ago tradition.

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