Apocalyptic patterns in twentieth-century fiction David J. Leigh.
Notre Dame, Ind. :
University of Notre Dame Press,
Table of 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.