Zombies by Jennifer Rutherford

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December 2014, no. 367
A pervasion of zombies

Zombies

by Jennifer Rutherford

Routledge (Taylor & Francis), $19.95 pb, 111 pp, 9780415524483

Zombies by Jennifer Rutherford

Reviewed by
December 2014, no. 367

In recent times the figure of the zombie has pervaded modern culture. Despite their origins as macabre creatures from Haitian myths, and then their modern cultural origins in B-grade horror films, zombies have established themselves as an important element of modern mythology. Jennifer Rutherford’s book aims to explore the reasons for our society’s obsession with these decaying entities.

A pervasion of zombies

Zombies

by Jennifer Rutherford

Routledge (Taylor & Francis), $19.95 pb, 111 pp, 9780415524483

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