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The Resource Plotting apocalypse : reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series, Jennie Chapman

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

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Plotting apocalypse : reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series
Title
Plotting apocalypse
Title remainder
reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series
Statement of responsibility
Jennie Chapman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 is the Left Behind series of prophecy novels, co-written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins and published between 1995 and 2007. But these books are more than fiction: it is the
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chapman, Jennie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3562.A315
LC item number
C43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • LaHaye, Tim
  • Christian fiction, American
  • Rapture (Christian eschatology)
  • Apocalypse in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Apocalypse in literature
  • Christian fiction, American
  • Rapture (Christian eschatology)
Label
Plotting apocalypse : reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series, Jennie Chapman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
841051235
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621039891
Lccn
2013015891
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n6n95
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841051235
Label
Plotting apocalypse : reading, agency, and identity in the Left Behind series, Jennie Chapman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
841051235
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621039891
Lccn
2013015891
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n6n95
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841051235

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