Awaiting apocalypse / Paul Corcoran

Author(s): Corcoran, Paul E., 1944-
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Subjects: Apocalyptic literature--History and criticism
End of the world
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
LC Classification: B, BS
Physical Description: ix, 212 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Prologues to the End 1
Pt. I. Obsession with Time
1. Thinking about the End 11
2. Fatal Attractions 21
3. The Borders of Apocalypse 39
4. Smile: It's Party Time! 49
Pt. II. Apocalypse and the Collapse of Time
5. The Meaning of Apocalypse 63
6. Historical Endings 67
7. Ordinary Time, Ordinary Endings 83
8. Endless History 93
Pt. III. Empires of Time
9. Identifying with Time 111
10. Signs of the Time 117
Pt. IV. Waiting for the End
11. A Metaphysics for the Mean Time 135
12. The Sense of Time 153
13. Freedom: Nothing Left to Lose 175
Notes 181
Index 209
Notes: LCCN: 99039492
ISBN: 0312224257 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-208) and index
OCLC Number: 41944665
ISBN/ISSN: 0312224257