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Race Oppression and the Zombie Essays on Cross Cultural Appropriations of the Caribbean Tradition The figure of the zombie is a familiar one in world culture acting as a metaphor for the other a participant in narratives of life and death good and evil and of a fate worse than death the state

  • Title: Race, Oppression and the Zombie: Essays on Cross-Cultural Appropriations of the Caribbean Tradition
  • Author: Christopher M. Moreman Cory James Rushton
  • ISBN: 9780786459117
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • Race, Oppression and the Zombie: Essays on Cross-Cultural Appropriations of the Caribbean Tradition By Christopher M. Moreman Cory James Rushton, The figure of the zombie is a familiar one in world culture, acting as a metaphor for the other, a participant in narratives of life and death, good and evil, and of a fate worse than death the state of being undead This book explores the phenomenon from its roots in Haitian folklore to its evolution on the silver screen and to its radical transformation during the 1The figure of the zombie is a familiar one in world culture, acting as a metaphor for the other, a participant in narratives of life and death, good and evil, and of a fate worse than death the state of being undead This book explores the phenomenon from its roots in Haitian folklore to its evolution on the silver screen and to its radical transformation during the 1960s countercultural revolution Contributors from a broad range of disciplines here examine the zombie and its relationship to colonialism, orientalism, racism, globalism, capitalism and including potential signs that the zombie hordes may have finally achieved oversaturation Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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    1. As the title should indicate, this is academic level reading material, not casual reading for the average zombie lover It requires the reader pay attention and have at least some acquaintance with the history of Vodou Voodoo as a religion and zombies in pop culture, especially movies.The Introduction alone rated 5 stars for me and made me recommend the book to my former religious studies professors A better explanation of the who, what, where, when and why of zombies has never been written Havin [...]

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