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American Zombie Gothic : the rise and fall (and rise) of the walking dead in popular culture

Author: Kyle William Bishop
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Series: Contributions to zombie studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a cultural and critical analysis of the cinematic zombie tradition. Closely examining influential works Victor Halperin's White Zombie, Jacques Tourneur's I Walked with a Zombie, Lucio Fulci's Zombi 2, Dan O'Bannon's The Return of the Living Dead, Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later, and, of course, Romero's entire "Dead" series, it establishes Zombies in Gothic tradition"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle William Bishop
ISBN: 9780786448067 0786448067
OCLC Number: 472793645
Description: vii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the zombie film and its cycles. Raising the living dead : the folkloric and ideological origins of the voodoo zombie --
The return of the native : imperialist hegemony and the cinematic voodoo zombie --
The rise of the new paradigm : Night of the living dead and the zombie invasion narrative --
The dead walk the earth : the triumph of the zombie social metaphor in Dawn of the dead --
Humanizing the living dead : the evolution of the zombie protagonist --
Conclusion : the future shock of zombie cinema.
Series Title: Contributions to zombie studies.
Responsibility: Kyle William Bishop ; foreword by Jerrold E. Hogle.

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Provides a cultural and critical analysis of the cinematic zombie tradition, starting with its origins in Haitian folklore and tracking the development of the genre into the twenty-first century.  Read more...

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