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

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Main Author: Leigh, David J.
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Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2008.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
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