This collective quantity goals to focus on 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 track, the ideas of “end of background” and “end of current time” are in particular tested as stipulations for a redemptive picture of the area. to appreciate this concept is to appreciate a vital a part of Slavic tradition, which, in spite of the fact that divergent and variegated it can be, converges in this particular fable in a stunning demeanour.

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