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Różnorodne formy apokalipsy w literaturze popularnej
Various forms of the apocalypse in popular literature

Author(s): Rafał Bartos
Subject(s): Biblical studies
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza
Keywords: apocalypse; post-apocalypse; disaster; dystopia; popculture; fantasy; science fiction;

Summary/Abstract: The main objective of the paper is to discuss the theme of apocalypse and post-apocalypse used by popular literature creators. Four types of possible apocalypses will be analyzed and will be examinated, each with an example from literature. The sources of contemporary apocalypse and the consequences of introducing the theme into fantastic worlds will also be described. This theme is popular with creators and is also of great interest to the public, especially nowadays.

  • Issue Year: 2021
  • Issue No: 26
  • Page Range: 27-40
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish