Post-Apocalyptic Culture: Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Twentieth-Century Novel
In Post-Apocalyptic Culture, Teresa Heffernan poses the question: what is at stake in a world that no longer believes in the power of the end? Although popular discourse increasingly understands apocalypse as synonymous with catastrophe, historically, in both its religious and secular usage, apocalypse was intricately linked to the emergence of a better world, to revelatio...more
A bit heavy on the commas, too. Blech.