Stephan King’s Stand and Apocalyptic View of Modern and Postmodern Science Fiction

Shokoufeh Moslemy, Kian Pishkar


Stephen Edwin King (1947) is the author of, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians. "Apocalypse" is a Greek word meaning "revelation", "an unveiling or unfolding of things not previously known and which could not be known apart from the unveiling". As a genre, apocalyptic literature details the authors' visions of the end times as revealed by an angel or other heavenly messenger. Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life. Science fiction often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas" "Science fiction" is difficult to define, as it includes a wide range of subgenres and themes.


S. King, Stand, Apocalyptic, Science Fiction

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