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The end that does : art, science, and millennial accomplishment

Author: Cathy Gutierrez; Hillel Schwartz
Publisher: London ; Oakville : Equinox Pub., 2006.
Series: Millennialism and society, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The End that Does' tracks the interplay of the arts, sciences, and millennial imagination across 3000 years.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Gutierrez; Hillel Schwartz
ISBN: 190476889X 9781904768890 1904768903 9781904768906
OCLC Number: 60371703
Description: xiii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Will (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
In/tensions / Cathy Gutierrez --
Part I: At/tension. The pharmakon of the apocalypse / Kelli Fuery and Patrick Fuery --
The merit of time : a genealogy of the countdown / Hai Ren --
Postcard I (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
Part II: Re/tension. Collecting the cosmos : the apocalypse of the ancient library / Eric Casey --
Giordano Bruno and the rewriting of the heavens / Geoffrey McVey --
Francis Bacon's scientific apocalypse / Steven Matthews --
Promise (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
Part III. De/tension. The elusive Isis : theosophy and the mirror of millennialism / Cathy Gutierrez --
Promiseland : utopian technology and the American millennial dream / Fred Nadis --
Postcard II (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
Part IV. Dis/tension. The end is still near : the eternal apocalypse of the tabloids / Amelia Carr --
Christian apocalyptic fiction, science fiction, and technology / Tom Doyle --
Unto (Rose Window, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris) / Thomas MacKay --
Part V. Tense. Y2KO to Y2OK / Charles Cameron --
Cloister (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
Respite (poem) / Thomas MacKay --
Part VI. Ex/tension. The Space Needle hits the road : the portability of home, landmark and memorial / Michelle Dent --
Ultima Thule--the city at the end of the world : Jerusalem in the modern Christian apocalyptic / Hillel Schwartz --
International radio / Thomas MacKay.
Series Title: Millennialism and society, v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Cathy Gutierrez and Hillel Schwartz ; senior advisors, Jeffrey Stanley and Matt K. Matsuda.
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'Millennialism and Society is a publishing project that is as bold as it is admirable. It combines a meticulous scholarly approach with ethical and political awareness. In a world haunted and Read more...

 
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