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The zombie renaissance in popular culture, Edited by Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning, Paul Manning, (electronic book)

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The zombie renaissance in popular culture
Title
The zombie renaissance in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning, Paul Manning
Contributor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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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Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
700.475
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1970-
  • 1955-
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  • Leaning, Marcus
  • Hubner, Laura
  • Manning, Paul
  • Allen, Steven
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  • Zombies
  • Popular culture
Summary expansion
We are currently experiencing a global explosion of zombie mania, with zombie representations and zombie-related material infiltrating the media and contemporary society in multiple and changing forms. This highly innovative and original collection considers the significant cultural phenomenon of this 'zombie renaissance'. Its chapters examine zombie culture across a range of media and practices including films, video games, music, social media, literature and fandom. It draws together a range of internationally acclaimed authors to produce new and critical perspectives on what is now a developing global phenomenon: the emergence of zombie culture and fan practices into the cultural mainstream
Label
The zombie renaissance in popular culture, Edited by Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning, Paul Manning, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
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
Control code
9781137276506
Extent
240 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781137276506
Other physical details
5 figures.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
  • PDF.
  • Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Label
The zombie renaissance in popular culture, Edited by Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning, Paul Manning, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
9781137276506
Extent
240 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781137276506
Other physical details
5 figures.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
  • PDF.
  • Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user

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