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The Resource The end all around us : apocalyptic texts and popular culture, edited by John Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport

The end all around us : apocalyptic texts and popular culture, edited by John Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport

Label
The end all around us : apocalyptic texts and popular culture
Title
The end all around us
Title remainder
apocalyptic texts and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries the apocalypse has been a recurrent theme within art, literature, music, and more recently cinema. This collection of essays examines the influence of apocalyptic texts on popular cultural products, focusing on the timelessness and malleability of their themes to audiences
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Cataloging source
VUT
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1974-
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  • Walliss, John
  • Newport, Kenneth G. C
Series statement
Millennialism and society
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  • Popular culture
  • End of the world
Label
The end all around us : apocalyptic texts and popular culture, edited by John Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008039137.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London, England : Equinox, an imprint of Acumen, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The days are numbered": the romance of death, doom, and deferral in contemporary apocalypse films
  • Lee Quinby
  • Making things new: regeneration and transcendence in anime
  • Mick Broderick
  • Selling faith without selling out: reading the Left Behind novels in the context of popular culture
  • Jennie Chapman
  • "The shadow of the end": the appeal of apocalypse in literary science fiction
  • Roslyn Weaver
  • An end times virtual "ekklesia": ritual deliberation in participatory media
  • Robert Glenn Howard
  • Songs of fate, hope and oblivion: Bob Dylan's dystopianism and apocalyticism
  • Gary Baines
  • End of the world music: is extreme metal the sound of the apocalypse?
  • Keith Kahn-Harris
  • Babylon's burning: reggae, Rastafari, and millenarianism
  • Christopher Partridge
  • Apocalypse at the millennium
  • John Walliss
Control code
000404265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781845532628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000404265
  • (OCoLC)957171228
Label
The end all around us : apocalyptic texts and popular culture, edited by John Walliss and Kenneth G.C. Newport
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008039137.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London, England : Equinox, an imprint of Acumen, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The days are numbered": the romance of death, doom, and deferral in contemporary apocalypse films
  • Lee Quinby
  • Making things new: regeneration and transcendence in anime
  • Mick Broderick
  • Selling faith without selling out: reading the Left Behind novels in the context of popular culture
  • Jennie Chapman
  • "The shadow of the end": the appeal of apocalypse in literary science fiction
  • Roslyn Weaver
  • An end times virtual "ekklesia": ritual deliberation in participatory media
  • Robert Glenn Howard
  • Songs of fate, hope and oblivion: Bob Dylan's dystopianism and apocalyticism
  • Gary Baines
  • End of the world music: is extreme metal the sound of the apocalypse?
  • Keith Kahn-Harris
  • Babylon's burning: reggae, Rastafari, and millenarianism
  • Christopher Partridge
  • Apocalypse at the millennium
  • John Walliss
Control code
000404265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781845532628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000404265
  • (OCoLC)957171228

Library Locations

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