Afterword: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Zombies?

  • William Egginton


This afterword argues that what unifies as well as distinguishes this volume from the many analyses that have preceded it is the combination of a historical materialist approach to explaining the popularity of the undead with an unusual openness to questioning the underlying assumptions and efficacy of such explanations. In other words, the authors assembled here manage both to ask what zombies mean in late capitalist society and what it can possibly mean for zombies to mean something.


Unconscious Knowledge Unusual Openness Communist Threat Disparate Indi Objective Violence 
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© David R. Castillo, David Schmid, David A. Reilly and John Edgar Browning 2016

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