The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
226
Utgivningsdatum
2014-11-25
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Medarbetare
Leaning, Marcus
Illustrationer
XI, 226 p.; XI, 226 p.
Dimensioner
218 x 140 x 20 mm
Vikt
440 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9781137276490
The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture (inbunden)

The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture

The Re-animation of the Undead in Popular Culture

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This collection addresses the significant cultural phenomenon of the 'zombie renaissance' - the growing importance of zombie texts and zombie cultural practices in popular culture. The chapters examine zombie culture across a range of media and practices including films games, music, social media, literature and fandom.
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Steven Allen, University of Winchester, UK Emma Austin, University of Portsmouth, UK Kyle William Bishop, Southern Utah University, USA Ian Conrich, University of South Australia, Australia Jane Dipple, University of Winchester, UK Laura Hubner, University of Winchester, UK Nathan Hunt, University of Derby, UK Marcus Leaning, University of Winchester, UK Paul Manning, University of Winchester, UK Fran Mason, University of Winchester, UK Ruth Penfold-Mounce, University of York, UK Darren Reed, University of York, UK Antonio Sanna, University of Cagliari, Italy Toby Venables, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

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Contents Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements PART I: THE ZOMBIE RENAISSANCE 1. Introduction; Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning and Paul Manning 2. An Infected Population: Zombie Culture and the Modern Monstrous; Ian Conrich 3. 'I always wanted to see how the other half lives': The Contemporary Zombie as Seductive Proselyte; Kyle Bishop PART II: ZOMBIES GO TO THE MOVIES 4. Archiving Gore: Who Owns Zombie Flesh Eaters ?; Laura Hubner 5. Consumerism and the Undead City: The Silent Hill and Resident Evil Films; Antonio Sanna 6. The Undead Down Under; Steven Allen PART III: ZOMBIES INVADE TELEVISION, VIDEO GAMES AND MUSIC 7. Rocking with the Undead: How Zombies Infected the Psychobilly Subculture; Jane Dipple 8. A Utilitarian Antagonist: The Zombie in Popular Video Games; Nathan Hunt 9. Zombies and the Sociological Imagination: The Walking Dead as Social-Science Fiction; Darren Reed and Ruth Penfold-Mounce PART IV: ZOMBIE FANS AND DIGITAL CULTURES 10. Mumsnet Zombies: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse on Mumsnet and YouTube; Marcus Leaning 11. Zomedies, Digital Fan Cultures and the Politics of Taste; Paul Manning 12. Zombie Culture: Dissent, Celebration and the Carnivalesque in Social Spaces; Emma Austin PART V: ZOMBIES IN WRITING AND CULTURE 13. The Galvanic 'Unhuman': Technology, the Living Dead and the 'Animal-Machine' in Literature and Culture; Fran Mason 14. Zombies, a Lost Literary Heritage and the Return of the Repressed; Toby Venables