Apocalyptic Fiction (21st Century Genre Fiction) by Andrew Tate

By Andrew Tate

Visions of post-apocalyptic worlds have proved to be impossible to resist for lots of 21st-century writers, from literary novelists to delusion and younger grownup writers. Exploring a variety of texts, from the works of Margaret Atwood, Cormac McCarthy, Tom Perrotta and Emily St. John Mandel to younger grownup novels equivalent to Suzanne Collins's The starvation video games series, this is often the 1st severe creation to modern apocalyptic fiction.

Exploring the cultural and political contexts of those writings and their echoes in renowned media, Apocalyptic Fiction also examines how modern apocalyptic texts appears again to prior writings by way of the likes of Mary Shelley, H.G. Wells and J.G. Ballard. Apocalyptic Fiction includes an annotated advisor to secondary readings, making this a necessary consultant for college students of up to date fiction in any respect levels.

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