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Plotting apocalypse : reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series

Author: Jennie Chapman
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the not-too-distant future, and the rapture has occurred. Every born-again Christian on the planet has, without prior warning, been snatched from the earth to meet Christ in the heavens, while all those without the requisite faith have been left behind to suffer the wrath of the Antichrist as the earth enters into its final days. This is the premise that animates the enormously popular cultural phenomenon that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chapman, Jennie.
Plotting apocalypse.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013
(DLC) 2013011731
Named Person: Tim LaHaye
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Chapman
ISBN: 9781617039041 1617039047 9781621039891 1621039897
OCLC Number: 841051235
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cracking the prophecy code: reading as an act of agency --
The paranoia of plot: narrative, conspiracy, and agency --
"What a show!" apocalyptic spectacle and the agency of watching --
"In the world but not of it": agency and social engagement --
A very American apocalypse: Left Behind's neoliberal end-times vision --
The revelation will be televised: media, celebrity, and authority in Left Behind --
Negotiated agency: female subjectivities at the end of history --
Queering the apocalypse: homosocial, homophobic, and homoerotic subjectivities in Left Behind --
Conclusion: Both now and not yet: reading in the shadow of the rapture.
Responsibility: Jennie Chapman.

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Delves into the world of rapture, prophecy, and tribulation in order to account for the extraordinary cultural salience of the Left Behind series of prophecy novels, and the impact of the world they  Read more...

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