By Toni Pressley-Sanon

ISBN-10: 0786494247

ISBN-13: 9780786494248

The determine of the zombie that entered the preferred mind's eye with the booklet of William Seabrook’s The Magic Island (1929)—during the yank career of Haiti—still holds cultural forex round the world.
This ebook demands a rethinking of zombies in a sociopolitical context during the exam of a number of movies, together with White Zombie (1932), The Love Wanga (1935), I Walked with a Zombie (1943) and The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988). A 21st-century movie from Haiti, Zombi candidat à l. a. présidence ... ou les amours d’un zombi, can be examined.
A studying of Heading South (2005), a movie concerning the lady vacationer within the Caribbean, explores zombification as a consumptive procedure pushed via capitalism.

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