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    Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy, dystopia or horror in which the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed. The apocalypse event may be climatic, such as runaway climate change; astronomical, such as an impact event; destructive, such as nuclear holocaust or resource depletion; medical, such as a pandemic, whether natural or human-caused; end time, such as the Last Judgment, Second Coming or Ragnarök; or more ...

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    Wikimedia Commons has media related to Post-apocalyptic fiction. Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization that has been ravaged by nuclear war, plague, or some other general disaster. The time frame may be immediately after the catastrophe, focusing on the travails or psychology of survivors, or considerably later, often including the theme that the existence of pre-catastrophe civilization has been forgotten or mythologized.

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    Pages in category "Post-apocalyptic novels" The following 138 pages are in this category, out of 138 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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    Numerous societies, including the Babylonian and Judaic traditions, have produced [[wikipedia:apocalyptic literature|]] and mythology, some of which dealt with the end of the world and of human society. The scriptural story of [[wikipedia:Noah|]] and his Ark describes the end of a corrupt civilization and its replacement with a remade world. The first centuries AD saw the creation of various apocalyptic works; the best known (due to its inclusion in the [[wikipedia:New Testament|]]) is the [[wikipedia:Book of Revelation|]] (from which the word [[wikipedia:apocalypse|]] was originated, meaning "revelation of secrets"), which is replete with prophecies of destruction.In the study of religious works, apocalyptic texts or stories, are those that disclose hidden secrets either by taking an individual literally into the heavens or into the future. Most often these revelations about heaven and the future are used to explain why some currently occurring event is taking place. Outside of the...

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    The first work of modern apocalyptic fiction may be [[wikipedia:Mary Shelley|]]'s 1826 novel [[wikipedia:The Last Man|]]. The last portion becoming the story of a man living in a future world emptied of humanity by plague, it contains the recognizable elements of the subgenre. It is sometimes considered the first science fiction novel, though that distinction is more often given to Shelley's more famous earlier novel, [[wikipedia:Frankenstein|]]. The 1885 novel [[wikipedia:After London|]]by [...

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    Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The time frame may be immediately after the catastrophe, focusing on the travails or psychology of survivors, or considerably later, often including the theme that the existence of pre-catastrophe civilization has been forgotten (or mythologized).

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    Apocalyptic is from the word apocalypse, referring to the end of the world.. Apocalyptic may also refer to: . Apocalyptic literature, a genre of religious writing; Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy or horror fiction involving global catastrophic risk

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    Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians. Apocalypse (ἀποκάλυψις, apokálypsis) 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".