Monday, January 16, 2012

American Zombie Gothic, by Kyle William Bishop

American Zombie Gothic: The Rise And Fall (And Rise) of the Walking Dead in Popular Culture by Kyle William Bishop

247 pages

A critical analysis of the role zombie films play in current society. It also looks at the history of the zombie movie, starting with the voodoo-based zombies from the 30s and 40s. An interesting look at the way we use this supernatural monster as a way to describe our modern lives.

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