Apocalyptic Bodies traces the biblical notions of the end of the world as represented in ancient and modern texts, art, music and popular culture, for example the paintings of Bosch. Tina Pippin addresses the question of how far we, in the late twentieth century, are capable of reading and responding to the 'signs of the times'. It will appeal not only to those studying religion, but also to those fascinated with interpretations of the end of the world.For example, in the description of the Grandmothera#39;s dress she writes: aquot;In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once that ... aquot;but the violence done to familiar ways of thinking; the good man is hard to find because he cannot be definedaquot; (1986: 63). ... Autobiographical criticism gives me tools to negotiate this territory and deal with the ethical implications and concerns anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2002-03-11|