The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture

Editors: Hubner, L., Leaning, M., Manning, P. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

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

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Hubner, Laura (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

  • An Infected Population: Zombie Culture and the Modern Monstrous

    Conrich, Ian

    Pages 15-25

  • ‘I always wanted to see how the other half lives’: The Contemporary Zombie as Seductive Proselyte

    Bishop, Kyle William

    Pages 26-38

  • Archiving Gore: Who Owns Zombie Flesh Eaters?

    Hubner, Laura

    Pages 41-55

  • Consumerism and the Undead City: The Silent Hill and Resident Evil Films

    Sanna, Antonio

    Pages 56-69

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture
Editors
  • L. Hubner
  • M. Leaning
  • P. Manning
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27650-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137276506
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27649-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44667-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 226
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