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The Resource Zombies! zombies! zombies!, [selected by] Otto Penzler

Zombies! zombies! zombies!, [selected by] Otto Penzler

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Zombies! zombies! zombies!
Title
Zombies! zombies! zombies!
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[selected by] Otto Penzler
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Zombies ain't what they used to be. Not so long ago, they were safely ensconced on Haiti so the rest of the world could merely scoff at the bizarre myth of the living dead on one relatively small Caribbean island. Well, they have proliferated at an alarming rate, invading the rest of the world, and it seems unlikely that they have any intention of going away anytime soon. W.B. Seabrook, in his 1929 book, The Magic Island, recounted "true" tales of voodoo magic on Haiti bringing the recently dead back to life as slow-moving, virtually brain-dead creatures who would work tirelessly in the fields without pay and without complaint. These stories introduced the zombie to much of the world, though most national folklores have similar tales and legends. A decade after Seabrook's groundbreaking volume, Zora Neale Hurston researched Haitian folklore and told similar stories of eyewitness accounts of zombies, as have subsequent anthropologists, sociologists, and others not prone to imaginative fancies. If zombie literature began with the reportage of Seabrook, it had powerful ancestral works on which to draw"--
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Penzler, Otto
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  • Zombies
  • Zombiism
  • Horror tales, American
Label
Zombies! zombies! zombies!, [selected by] Otto Penzler
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Publication
Control code
2011026525
Extent
810 p.
Isbn
9780307740892
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011026525
Label
Zombies! zombies! zombies!, [selected by] Otto Penzler
Publication
Control code
2011026525
Extent
810 p.
Isbn
9780307740892
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011026525

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