Item #47357 Zombies are Us. Christopher M. Moreman, Cory James Rushton.

Zombies are Us

McFarland & Company:
Jefferson: 2011
First edition, TPBO, Trade paperback, New,
220 pp.
Cover artwork by: Dmytro Konstantynov

“On the surface, the zombie seems the polar opposite of the human - they are the living dead; we, in essence, are the dying alive. But the zombie is also ‘us.’ Although decaying, it looks like us, dresses like us, and sometimes (if rarely) acts like us. In this volume, essays by scholars from a range of disciplines examine the zombie as a thematic presence in literature, film, video games, legal language, and philosophy, exploring topics including zombies and the environment, litigation, the afterlife, capitalism, and the erotic. Through this wide-ranging examination of the zombie phenomenon, the authors seek to discover what the zombie can teach us about being human.” #47357

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