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Introduction: Beyond Salvage
1. The Mother of All Apocalypses in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake
2. 'This Time Round': David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas and the Apocalyptic Problem of Historicism
3. Friday at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Change and the Legacy of Robinson Crusoe in Cormac McCarthy's The Road and Jeanette Winterson's The Stone Gods
4. 'Stop! Can You Hear the Eagle Roar?': Zombie Kitsch and the Apocalyptic Sublime in Colson Whitehead's Zone One
5. 'The Raw Materials': Petromodernity, Retromodernity and the Bildungsroman in Paolo Bacigalupi's Ship Breaker