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The walking med : zombies and the medical image / edited by Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint ; foreword by Steven Schlozman.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xxiii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Graphic medicine. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"Shows how our understanding of narratives of illness can by transformed by recognizing the zombie metaphors within them and how the recent medicalization of popular zombie narratives has added new dimensions to what is symbolized by this figure"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index..
Contents:
Don't point that gun at my mum : geriatric zombies / Gerry Canavan -- Viral virulence, postmodern zombies, and the American healthcare enterprise in the antibiotic age / Kari Nixon -- "The cure has killed us all" : dramatizing medical ethics through zombie and period fiction tropes in the new deadwardians / Tully Barnett and Ben Kooyman -- The walking med : zombies, comics, and medical education / Michael Green, Daniel George, and Darryl Wilkinson -- Zombie toxins : abjection and cancer's chemicals / Juliet McMullin -- Administering the crisis : zombies and public health in the 28 days later comic series / Sherryl Vint -- Blurred lines and human objects : the zombie art of George Pfau / Sarah Juliet Lauro -- Open up a few zombie brains : objectivity, medical visuality, and brain imaging in the zombie autopsies / Lorenzo Servitje -- The anorexic as zombie witness : illness and recovery in Katie Green's Lighter than my shadow / Dan Smith.
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ISBN:
  • 9780271077116 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0271077115 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780271077123 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0271077123 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016025161
OCLC:
951075051
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