The End All Around Us: Apocalyptic Texts and Popular Culture

The End All Around Us: Apocalyptic Texts and Popular Culture

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ISBN-13: 9781317491026
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2014
Series: Millennialism and Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

John Walliss and Kenneth G. C. Newport, both Liverpool Hope University

Table of Contents

Series IntroductionBrenda Brasher1. IntroductionJohn Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport2. Songs of Fate, Hope and Oblivion: Dylan's Dystopianism and ApocalypticismGary Baines (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)3. End of the World Music: Is Extreme Metal the Sound of the Apocalypse?Keith Kahn-Harris (Open University)4. Babylon's Burning: Reggae, Rastafari, and Millenarianism Christopher Partridge (University of Lancaster)5. Apocalypse at the MillenniumJohn Walliss6. 'The Days are Numbered:' The Romance of Death, Doom, and Deferral in Contemporary Apocalypse Films"Lee Quinby (Mccauley Honors College, CUNY)7. Making Things New: Regeneration and Transcendence in AnimeMick Broderick (Murdoch University, Australia)8. Selling Faith without Selling Out: Reading the Left Behind Novels in the Context of Popular CultureJennie Chapman (University of Manchester)9. 'The Shadow of the End:' The Appeal of Apocalypse in Literary Science FictionRoslyn Weaver (University of Wollongong, NSW)10. An End Times Virtual 'Ekklesia:' Ritual Deliberation in Participatory MediaRobert Glenn Howard (The University of Wisconsin)

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