Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End

Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End

By: Mary Manjikian (author)Paperback

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In Mary Manjikian's Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End, apocalypse-themed novels of contemporary America and historic Britain are affirmed as a creative luxury of development. Manjikian examines a number of such novels using the lens of an international relations theorist, identifying faults in the logic of the American exceptionalists and showing that the apocalyptic narrative provides both a counterpoint and a corrective to the narrative of exceptionalism.

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Mary Manjikian is assistant professor of international relations at the Robertson School of Government at Regent University.


Introduction Section 1. Apocalypse as Prediction Chapter 1. Apocalypse and National Security Chapter 2. Catastrophe Novels and Prediction Chapter 3. Utopian Novels and Forecasting Chapter 4. The Romance of the World's End Section 2. Apocalypse as Critique Chapter 5. Apocalypse and Epistemology Chapter 6. Exceptionality and Apocalypse Chapter 7. Going Native Chapter 8. The Traveler Section 3. Apocalypse as Ethics Chapter 9. Encountering the Other

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780739190661
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780739190661
  • weight: 513
  • ISBN10: 0739190660

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