By Monica Germana,Aris Mousoutzanis

This interdisciplinary selection of essays makes a speciality of severe and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the overdue 20th- and early twenty-first-century cultural creation. interpreting the ways that apocalyptic discourses have had an impression on how we learn the world’s globalised area, the nerve-racking burden of background, and the mutual courting among language and eschatological trust, fifteen unique essays by way of a bunch of the world over verified and rising critics give some thought to the apocalypse, its prior culture, pervasive current and destiny legacy.


The assortment seeks to supply a brand new interpreting of the apocalypse, understood as a posh – and, usually, paradoxical – paradigm of (contemporary) Western tradition. nearly all of released collections at the topic were released sooner than the 12 months 2000 and, of their majority of circumstances, find the apocalypse sooner or later and envision it as anything coming near near. This assortment deals a post-millennial viewpoint that perceives "the finish" as immanent and, at the same time, rooted some time past tradition.

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