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This collective quantity goals to focus on the philosophical and literary thought of apocalypse inside key examples within the Slavic global in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. From Russian realism to avant-garde portray, from the vintage fiction of the 19th century to twentieth-century philosophy, no longer omitting theatre, cinema or track, the suggestions of “end of heritage” and “end of current time” are in particular tested as stipulations for a redemptive photo of the realm. to appreciate this concept is to appreciate a vital a part of Slavic tradition, which, despite the fact that divergent and variegated it can be, converges in this particular fantasy in a shocking demeanour.

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