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This collective quantity goals to spotlight the philosophical and literary thought of apocalypse inside of key examples within the Slavic global through 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 song, the ideas of “end of heritage” and “end of current time” are in particular tested as stipulations for a redemptive snapshot of the realm. to appreciate this concept is to appreciate a vital a part of Slavic tradition, which, notwithstanding divergent and variegated it can be, converges in this particular fable in a shocking demeanour.

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