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

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


Strategies of Writing and Reading; Or, The Tense of an Ending

Edward H. Friedman


Cover Image

The Four Horsemen from The Apocalypse by Albrecht Dürer