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The Resource Race, oppression and the zombie : essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition, edited by Christopher M. Moreman and Cory James Rushton

Race, oppression and the zombie : essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition, edited by Christopher M. Moreman and Cory James Rushton

Label
Race, oppression and the zombie : essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition
Title
Race, oppression and the zombie
Title remainder
essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher M. Moreman and Cory James Rushton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores numerous aspects of the zombie phenomenon, from its roots in Haitian folklore, to its evolution on the silver screen, to its most radical transformation during the 1960s countercultural revolution. Contributors examine the zombie and its relationship to colonialism, orientalism, racism, globalism, capitalism and more"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.209729
Index
index present
LC call number
GR581
LC item number
.R34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moreman, Christopher M.
  • Rushton, Cory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zombies
  • Zombies
  • Folklore
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
  • Caribbean Area
Label
Race, oppression and the zombie : essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition, edited by Christopher M. Moreman and Cory James Rushton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A companion volume to Zombies are us: essays on the humanity of the walking dead, by the same editors."--T.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography 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
  • Barbara S. Bruce
  • Pt. 1. Haitian origins: race and the zombie.
  • New south, new immigrants, new women, new zombies: the historical development of the zombie in American popular culture
  • Ann Kordas
  • Hurston in Haiti: neocolonialism and zombification
  • Rita Keresztesi
  • Putting the undead to work: Wade Davis, Haitian Vodou, and the social uses of the zombie
  • David Inglis
  • Guess who's going to be dinner: Sidney Poitier, Black militancy, and the ambivalence of race in Romero's Night of the Living Dead
  • Pt. 2. The Capital of the dead.
  • Time for zombies: sacrifice and the structural phenomenology of capitalist futures
  • Ronjon Paul Data and
  • Laura Macdonald
  • Zombified capital in the postcolonial capital: circulation (of blood) in Sony Labou Tansi's Parentheses of Blood
  • Elizabeth A. Stinson
  • Cory James Rushton
  • It's so hard to get good help these days: zombies as a culturally stabilizing force in Fido (2006)
  • Michele Braun
  • Pt. 3. Culturally transplanted zombies.
  • Zombie Orientals ate my brain! orientalism in contemporary zombie stories
  • Eric Hamako
  • Post-9/11 Anxieties: unpredictability and complacency in the age of new terrorism in Dawn of the Dead (2004)
  • Becki A. Graham
  • The rise and fall -- and rise -- of the Nazi zombie in film
  • Cynthia J. Miller
  • Eating Ireland: zombies, snakes and missionaries in boy eats girl
  • Pt. 3. The future of zombie understandings.
  • Zombie categories, religion and the new false rationalism
  • Edward Dutton
  • Nothing but meat? Philosophical zombies and their cinematic counterparts
  • Dave Beisecker
Control code
714086537
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780786459117
Lccn
2011021467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)714086537
Label
Race, oppression and the zombie : essays on cross-cultural appropriations of the Caribbean tradition, edited by Christopher M. Moreman and Cory James Rushton
Publication
Note
"A companion volume to Zombies are us: essays on the humanity of the walking dead, by the same editors."--T.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography 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
  • Barbara S. Bruce
  • Pt. 1. Haitian origins: race and the zombie.
  • New south, new immigrants, new women, new zombies: the historical development of the zombie in American popular culture
  • Ann Kordas
  • Hurston in Haiti: neocolonialism and zombification
  • Rita Keresztesi
  • Putting the undead to work: Wade Davis, Haitian Vodou, and the social uses of the zombie
  • David Inglis
  • Guess who's going to be dinner: Sidney Poitier, Black militancy, and the ambivalence of race in Romero's Night of the Living Dead
  • Pt. 2. The Capital of the dead.
  • Time for zombies: sacrifice and the structural phenomenology of capitalist futures
  • Ronjon Paul Data and
  • Laura Macdonald
  • Zombified capital in the postcolonial capital: circulation (of blood) in Sony Labou Tansi's Parentheses of Blood
  • Elizabeth A. Stinson
  • Cory James Rushton
  • It's so hard to get good help these days: zombies as a culturally stabilizing force in Fido (2006)
  • Michele Braun
  • Pt. 3. Culturally transplanted zombies.
  • Zombie Orientals ate my brain! orientalism in contemporary zombie stories
  • Eric Hamako
  • Post-9/11 Anxieties: unpredictability and complacency in the age of new terrorism in Dawn of the Dead (2004)
  • Becki A. Graham
  • The rise and fall -- and rise -- of the Nazi zombie in film
  • Cynthia J. Miller
  • Eating Ireland: zombies, snakes and missionaries in boy eats girl
  • Pt. 3. The future of zombie understandings.
  • Zombie categories, religion and the new false rationalism
  • Edward Dutton
  • Nothing but meat? Philosophical zombies and their cinematic counterparts
  • Dave Beisecker
Control code
714086537
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
viii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780786459117
Lccn
2011021467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)714086537

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