Monica Germana,Aris Mousoutzanis's Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture: PDF

By Monica Germana,Aris Mousoutzanis

ISBN-10: 0415712580

ISBN-13: 9780415712583

ISBN-10: 1138547433

ISBN-13: 9781138547438

This interdisciplinary selection of essays makes a speciality of severe and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the past due 20th- and early twenty-first-century cultural construction. studying the ways that apocalyptic discourses have had an effect on how we learn the world’s globalised area, the tense burden of heritage, and the mutual courting among language and eschatological trust, fifteen unique essays by means of a bunch of across the world demonstrated and rising critics examine the apocalypse, its earlier culture, pervasive current and destiny legacy.


The assortment seeks to supply 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 ahead of the 12 months 2000 and, of their majority of situations, find the apocalypse sooner or later and envision it as whatever approaching. This assortment bargains a post-millennial point of view that perceives "the finish" as immanent and, concurrently, rooted long ago tradition.

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