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Living with the Living Dead : The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse

Author: Greg Garrett
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
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In Living with the Living Dead, Greg Garrett shows that the zombie apocalypse has become an archetypal narrative for the contemporary world, in part because zombies can represent a variety of global threats, from terrorism to Ebola, from economic uncertainty to mental illness. But paradoxically this narrative also offers human beings a chance to find emotional and spiritual comfort; these apocalyptic stories about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Garrett
ISBN: 9780190260460 0190260467
OCLC Number: 973222485
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; LIVING WITH THE LIVING DEAD THE WISDOM OF THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS ; Introduction: Raising the Dead; WINTER IS COMING: THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE; ZOMBIE STUDIES; Chapter 1: LIFE, DEATH, AND ZOMBIES: Who Are the Living Dead?; A CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE LIVING DEAD; THE LIVING, THE DEAD, AND THE LIVING DEAD; STAYING ALIVE; WHY WE LIVE; Chapter 2: HUNGRY FOR EACH OTHER: How Zombie Stories Encourage Community; MADE FOR COMMUNITY: FROM SOLITUDE TOWARD HOPE; SURVIVING AND THRIVING: SEEKING THE GOOD COMMUNITY ; BUILDING A COMMUNITY WORTH DYING FOR ; Gallery Chapter 3: CARRYING THE FIRE: The Ethics of the Zombie ApocalypseMONSTERS WALK THE EARTH: EVERYTHING IS PERMITTED; "WE DO WHAT WE NEED TO DO": BAD ACTS, GOOD INTENTIONS; "LIGHT UP THE DARKNESS": DOING THE RIGHT THING; Chapter 4: AND IN THE END: Is the Zombie Apocalypse Good or Bad?; EVERYTHING DIES: THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE AND NIHILISM; ALL WILL BE WELL: A LITTLE APOCALYPSE CAN BE A GOOD THING; Conclusion: Living with the Living Dead; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; NOTES; Introduction ; Chapter 1 ; Chapter 2 ; Chapter 3 ; Chapter 4 ; Conclusion ; INDEX
Other Titles: Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse
Responsibility: Greg Garrett.

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