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Writing in the End Times: Apocalyptic Imagination in the Hispanic World

Ed. David R. Castillo and Bradley J. Nelson

Introduction
The Poetics and Politics of Apocalyptic and Dystopian Discourses
David R. Castillo and Bradley J. Nelson

Part 1 Apocalyptic Rhetoric Then and Now

  1. The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised! Baroque Lessons in Apocalypticism, Demagoguery, and Reality Literacy
    David R. Castillo and William Egginton

  2. Gonçalo Anes Bandarra: The Craft of Prophecy and the Literature of Apocalypse
    Henry Berlin
     
  3. World Time and Imperial Allegory in a Nahuatl Manuscript on the Final Judgment  
    Stephanie Schmidt

Part 2 Ghosts in the Apocalyptic Machine

 4. Apocalyptic Stages: Lope de Vega’s El Nuevo Mundo and Cervantes’s La Numancia 
     Moisés R. Castillo

 5. Necrophilic Empathy: An Urgent Reading of Miguel de Cervantes’s La Numancia    
     Bradley J. Nelson, Vivek Venkatesh, and Jason Wallin

 6. Not These Bones: Apocalyptic Satire in Baroque Spain and the Cold War U.S.
     William Childers

 7. “Pero no masco vidrio”: Post-traumatic Subjectivities, Plasticity, and the Aesthetics of Memory  
      Ana Forcinito

Part 3 Apocalypse on a Loop, or, Apocalypse Forever

 8. RECording the End Time in Twenty-First-Century Spanish Film
     Elizabeth Scarlett

 9. When One Apocalypse is Not Enough: Representations of the End Times in Spanish Cinema (1962-2017)
     Carmen Moreno-Nuño

 10. Colonialism and Resistance in Latin American Metal Music: Death as Experience and Strategy
       Nelson Varas-Díaz, Eliut Rivera-Segarra, and Daniel Nevárez

 11. Versa et Manduca: The Timing of Ends 
      Julio Baena

Afterword
Strategies of Writing and Reading; Or, The Tense of an Ending
Edward H. Friedman

Contributors