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Visions of apocalypse : end or rebirth?

Author: Saul Friedländer
Publisher: New York : Holmes & Meier, 1985. ©1984
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Friedländer
ISBN: 0841906734 9780841906730 0841907552 9780841907553
OCLC Number: 11134575
Description: 268 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The archaic heritage : myths of decline and end in antiquity / Harold A.T. Reiche --
A schedule for the end of the world : the origins and persistence of apocalyptic mentality / Amos Funkenstein --
Themes of decline and end in nineteenth-century western imagination / Saul Friedlander --
Apocalypse and the modern / Frank Kermode --
Technology-related catastrophies : myth and reality / Harvey Brooks --
Biological Eschatology / Robert Morison --
The image of "the end of the world" : a psychohistorical view / Robert Jay Lifton --
The end of man in twentieth-century thought : reflections on a philosophical metaphor / Matei Calinescu --
Man as nostalgia: the image of the last man in twentieth-century postutopian fiction / Andre Reszler --
Writing of the self / Richard Poirier --
The actuary of our species : the end of humanity regarded from the viewpoint of science / Philip Morrison.
Responsibility: Saul Friedländer, Gerald Holton, Leo Marx, Eugene Skolnikoff, editors.

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