Imagining the End The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture

Imagining the End  The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture
Author : Jim Holte
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 308
Release : 2019-11-30
ISBN 10 : 9781440861024
ISBN 13 : 1440861021
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Imagining the End The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture Book Description:

Imagining the End provides students and general readers with contextualized examples of how the apocalypse has been imagined across all mediums of American popular culture. Detailed entries analyze the development, influence, and enjoyment of end-times narratives. Provides readers with comprehensive and contextual essays on major apocalyptic themes and subjects Examines the source of most Western apocalyptic thought, The Book of Revelation and other Biblical apocalypses, in detail Includes descriptions, analysis, and context for apocalyptic films, novels, television programs, and video games Features a reader-friendly A–Z organization, with accessibly written entries


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