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The Resource Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh

Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh

Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction
Title
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
David J. Leigh
Title variation
Apocalyptic patterns in 20th century fiction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leigh, David J
Dewey number
813/.54093823
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.A65
LC item number
L35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • End of the world in literature
  • Christianity and literature
  • Fiction
Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Contents
Introduction: ultimate issues in apocalyptic literature -- A literary reading of revelation in a postmillennial age -- The ultimate journey: the quest for transcendence and wholeness in the apocalyptic worlds of Walker Percy, Thomas Pynchon, and Don DeLillo -- The ultimate conflict: the cosmic battle in the violent end-times of C.S. Lewis and Russell Hoban -- The ultimate union: person, community, and the divine in Doris Lessing's apocalyptic fiction -- The ultimate cosmos: a new heaven and a new earth in three science fiction writers: Arthur C. Clarke, George Zebrowski, and Walter M. Miller, Jr -- The ultimate self: death and dying in John Updike and Charles Williams -- The ultimate challenge: apocalyptic liberation and transformation in African-American writing: Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison -- The ultimate way: apocalypse and pluralism in the postcolonial fiction of Salman Rushdie and Shusaku Endo
Control code
000283925
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 256 p.
Isbn
9780268033804
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008026867
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000283925
  • (OCoLC)226357514
Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Contents
Introduction: ultimate issues in apocalyptic literature -- A literary reading of revelation in a postmillennial age -- The ultimate journey: the quest for transcendence and wholeness in the apocalyptic worlds of Walker Percy, Thomas Pynchon, and Don DeLillo -- The ultimate conflict: the cosmic battle in the violent end-times of C.S. Lewis and Russell Hoban -- The ultimate union: person, community, and the divine in Doris Lessing's apocalyptic fiction -- The ultimate cosmos: a new heaven and a new earth in three science fiction writers: Arthur C. Clarke, George Zebrowski, and Walter M. Miller, Jr -- The ultimate self: death and dying in John Updike and Charles Williams -- The ultimate challenge: apocalyptic liberation and transformation in African-American writing: Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison -- The ultimate way: apocalypse and pluralism in the postcolonial fiction of Salman Rushdie and Shusaku Endo
Control code
000283925
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 256 p.
Isbn
9780268033804
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008026867
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000283925
  • (OCoLC)226357514

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