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Not your average zombie : rehumanizing the undead from voodoo to zombie walks

Author: Chera Kee
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2017. ©20 ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Analyzing humanized zombies in popular culture across nearly a century, this innovative book discloses how the "extra-ordinary" undead mediate our fears of losing agency in the world of the living.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kee, Chera.
Not your average zombie.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016043282
(OCoLC)959922647
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chera Kee
ISBN: 9781477313183 1477313184 9781477313190 1477313192
OCLC Number: 1003856085
Description: 1 online resource (x, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. From the zombi to the zombie : the extra-ordinary undead --
From cannibals to dead men working in the cane fields : Haiti, vodou, and early zombie films --
Racialized and raceless : race-after-death and zombie revolution --
"You can't hurt me. You can't destroy me. You can't control me" : white women in zombie films --
A proud and powerful line : women of color and voodoo --
"Be safe. Have fun. Eat brains." playing the zombie in video games --
I walked with a zombie : performing the living dead --
Conclusion. "I think I'm dead."
Responsibility: Chera Kee.

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"Kee's Not Your Average Zombie is an important book...Put simply: if it's the one book you read about or cite on zombie, you've made an excellent choice." * American Quarterly * "Kee provides a Read more...

 
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