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The Resource Generation zombie : essays on the living dead in modern culture, edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz

Generation zombie : essays on the living dead in modern culture, edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz

Label
Generation zombie : essays on the living dead in modern culture
Title
Generation zombie
Title remainder
essays on the living dead in modern culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"These sixteen original essays by an interdisciplinary group of scholars examine how the zombie has evolved over time, its continually evolving manifestations in popular culture, and the unpredictable effects the zombie has had on late modernity"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.21
Index
index present
LC call number
GR581
LC item number
.G46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boluk, Stephanie
  • Lenz, Wylie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zombies
  • Zombies in motion pictures
  • Massenkultur
  • Zombie
Label
Generation zombie : essays on the living dead in modern culture, edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Generation Z, the age of apocalypse / Stephanie Boluk, Wylie Lenz -- Zombies as internal fear or threat / Kim Paffenroth -- White Zombie and the Creole: William Seabrook's 'The magic island' and American imperialism in Haiti / Gyllian Phillips -- The origin of the zombie in American radio and film: B-Horror, U.S. empire, and the politics of disavowal / Chris Vials -- The eco-zombie: environmental critique in zombie fiction / Sarah Juliet Lauro -- Lost bodies/lost souls: 'Night of the living dead' and 'Deathdream' as Vietnam narrative / Karen Randell -- Shambling towards Mount Improbable to be born: American evolutionary anxiety and the hopeful monsters of Matheson's 'I am legend' and Romero's 'Dead' films / Sean Moreland -- Ztopia: lessons in post-vital politics in George Romero's zombie films / Tyson E. Lewis -- Soft murders: motion pictures and living death in 'Diary of the dead' / Randy Laist -- Mass psychology and the analysis of the zombie: from suggestion to contagion / Phillip Mahoney -- Gray is the new black: race, class, and zombies / Aalya Ahmad -- Cyberpunk and the living dead / Andrea Austin -- The end begins: John Wyndham's 'Zombie cozy' / Terry Harpold -- Zombies in a "deep, dark ocean of history": Danny Boyle's 'Infected' and John Wyndham's 'Triffids' as metaphors of postwar Britain / Nicole LaRose -- Dead and live life: zombies, queers, and online sociality / Shaka McGlotten -- The E-dead: zombies in the digital age / Brendan Riley -- A brain is a terrible thing to waste: Isolation U. and the campus zombie / Brian Greenspan -- Rhetoric goes boom(er): agency, networks, and zombies at play / Scott Reed -- The national strategy for zombie containment: myth meets activism in post-9/11 America / Christopher Zealand
Control code
719673480
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780786461400
Lccn
2011017045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)719673480
Label
Generation zombie : essays on the living dead in modern culture, edited by Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Generation Z, the age of apocalypse / Stephanie Boluk, Wylie Lenz -- Zombies as internal fear or threat / Kim Paffenroth -- White Zombie and the Creole: William Seabrook's 'The magic island' and American imperialism in Haiti / Gyllian Phillips -- The origin of the zombie in American radio and film: B-Horror, U.S. empire, and the politics of disavowal / Chris Vials -- The eco-zombie: environmental critique in zombie fiction / Sarah Juliet Lauro -- Lost bodies/lost souls: 'Night of the living dead' and 'Deathdream' as Vietnam narrative / Karen Randell -- Shambling towards Mount Improbable to be born: American evolutionary anxiety and the hopeful monsters of Matheson's 'I am legend' and Romero's 'Dead' films / Sean Moreland -- Ztopia: lessons in post-vital politics in George Romero's zombie films / Tyson E. Lewis -- Soft murders: motion pictures and living death in 'Diary of the dead' / Randy Laist -- Mass psychology and the analysis of the zombie: from suggestion to contagion / Phillip Mahoney -- Gray is the new black: race, class, and zombies / Aalya Ahmad -- Cyberpunk and the living dead / Andrea Austin -- The end begins: John Wyndham's 'Zombie cozy' / Terry Harpold -- Zombies in a "deep, dark ocean of history": Danny Boyle's 'Infected' and John Wyndham's 'Triffids' as metaphors of postwar Britain / Nicole LaRose -- Dead and live life: zombies, queers, and online sociality / Shaka McGlotten -- The E-dead: zombies in the digital age / Brendan Riley -- A brain is a terrible thing to waste: Isolation U. and the campus zombie / Brian Greenspan -- Rhetoric goes boom(er): agency, networks, and zombies at play / Scott Reed -- The national strategy for zombie containment: myth meets activism in post-9/11 America / Christopher Zealand
Control code
719673480
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780786461400
Lccn
2011017045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)719673480

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