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The Resource Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh, (electronic book)

Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh, (electronic book)

Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction
Title
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
David J. Leigh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Leigh, David J
Dewey number
813/.54093823
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.A65
LC item number
L35 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • American fiction
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • End of the world in literature
  • Christianity and literature
  • Fiction
Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ebr10425458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780268033804
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction, David J. Leigh, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ebr10425458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 256 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780268033804
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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