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Better off dead : the evolution of the zombie as post-human /

Other Authors: Christie, Deborah., Lauro, Sarah Juliet.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 2011
Edition: 1st ed.
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245 0 0 |a Better off dead :  |b the evolution of the zombie as post-human /  |c edited by Deborah Christie and Sarah Juliet Lauro. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Fordham University Press,  |c 2011. 
300 |a viii, 296 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
505 0 |a "They are not men ... they are dead bodies": from cannibal to zombie and back again / Chera Kee -- "We are the mirror of your fears": Haitian identity and zombification / Franck Degoul (translated by Elisabeth M. Lore) -- Undead radio: zombies and the living dead on 1930s and 1940s radio drama / Richard Hand -- The zombie as other: mortality and the monstrous in the post-nuclear age / Kevin Boon -- A dead new world: Richard Matheson and the modern zombie / Deborah Christie -- Nuclear death and radical hope in Dawn of the dead and On the beach / Nick Muntean -- Lucio Fulci and the decaying definition of zombie narratives / Steven Zani and Kevin Meaux -- Imitations of life: zombies and the suburban Gothic / Bernice Murphy -- All dark inside: dehumanization and zombification in postmodern cinema / Sorcha Ni Fhlainn -- Slacker bites back: Shaun of the dead finds new life for deadbeats / Lynn Pifer -- Zombie movies and the "millennial generation" / Peter Dendle -- "Off the page and into your brains!": new millennium zombies and the scourge of hopeful apocalypses / Margo Collins and Elson Bond -- Playing dead: zombies invade performance art, and your neighborhood / Sarah Juliet Lauro. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
590 |a January12soc 
650 0 |a Zombies. 
650 0 |a Zombies in literature. 
700 1 |a Christie, Deborah. 
700 1 |a Lauro, Sarah Juliet. 
994 |a 92  |b PVU 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h GR581  |i .B48 2011