Postmodern Apocalypse: Theory and Cultural Practice at the End (New Cultural Studies)
From accounts of the Holocaust, to representations of AIDS, to predictions of environmental disaster; from Hal Lindsey's fundamentalist 1970s bestseller "The Late Great Planet Earth," to Francis Fukuyama's "The End of History and the Last Man" in 1992, the sense of apocalypse is very much with us. In "Postmodern Apocalypse," Richard Dellamora and his contributors examine a...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published November 19th 1995 by University of Pennsylvania Press
(first published November 1995)
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A widely varied selection of writings on apocalyptic theory and criticism, but as a curated book, it works. Dellamora's introduction is excellent. Some of the sections are weaker than others, but overall, a fair number that make it worth the effort.