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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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Table of Contents:
  • "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.