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

Ed. David R. Castillo and Bradley J. Nelson


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

Part 1 Apocalyptic Rhetoric Then and Now

Chapter 1

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

Chapter 2

Gonçalo Anes Bandarra: The Craft of Prophecy and the Literature of Apocalypse
Henry Berlin

Chapter 3

World Time and Imperial Allegory in a Nahuatl Manuscript on the Final Judgment  
Stephanie Schmidt

Part 2 Ghosts in the Apocalyptic Machine

Chapter 4

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

Chapter 5

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

Chapter 6

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

Chapter 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

Chapter 8

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

Chapter 9

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

Chapter 10

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

Chapter 11

Versa et Manduca: The Timing of Ends 
Julio Baena


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