Thinking dead : what the zombie apocalypse means / edited by Murali Balaji

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Subjects: Zombies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2013]
LC Classification: G, GR
Physical Description: xviii, 248 pages : map ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Editor of compilation : Balaji, Murali, 1979-
Notes: LCCN: 2013022847
ISBN: 9780739183823 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0739183826 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780739183830 (electronic)
ISBN: 0739183834 (electronic)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: thinking dead: our obsession with the undead and its implications -- Zombies as the other and ourselves. Perfect strangers: the zombie imaginary and the logic of representation / Gordon Coonfield -- The social dead: how our zombie baggage threatens to drag us into the crypts of our past / Angela Cirucci -- "Fight the dead, fear the living": zombie apocalypse or libertarian paradise? / Jennifer M. Proffitt, Rich Templin -- Simulating zombies in popular culture and media / Patrick Hamilton -- The zombie apocalypse and social, technological and psychological space. Return to darkness: representations of Africa in A resident evil 5 / Hanli Geyser -- Same as it ever was: savior narratives and the logics of survival in The walking dead / Martina Baldwin, Mark McCarthy -- The zombie monster's evolution to empty undead signifier / Ryan Lizardi -- Gothic monster and Chinese cultural identity: analysis of The note of ghoul / Meijiadai Bai -- Zombies and the modern American family: surviving the destruction of traditional society in Zombieland / Cassie Ozog -- Leave it all behind: the post-apocalyptical renunciation of technology in The walking dead / Alicia Kozma -- Space junk and the second event: the cosmic meaning of the zombie apocalypse / Barry Vacker -- Eating the undead: consumption and cultural industries. The necropolitics of the apocalypse: queer zombies in the cinema of Bruce Labruce / Arnau Roig -- Xxxombies: economies of desire and disgust / Steve Jones -- Teen movies and summit entertainment's construction of Warm bodies / Cate Buckley -- Eating the dead: AMC's use of synergy to cultivate zombie consumption / Murali Balaji
OCLC Number: 846889394
ISBN/ISSN: 9780739183823
0739183826
9780739183830
0739183834