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

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

Label
The walking med : zombies and the medical image
Title
The walking med
Title remainder
zombies and the medical image
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint ; foreword by Steven Schlozman
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.W35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1983-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Servitje, Lorenzo
  • Vint, Sherryl
Series statement
Graphic medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diseases
  • Social medicine
  • Zombies in popular culture
  • Diseases
  • Social medicine
  • Zombies in popular culture
Label
The walking med : zombies and the medical image, edited by Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint ; foreword by Steven Schlozman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
951075051
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780271077116
Lccn
2016025161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)951075051
Label
The walking med : zombies and the medical image, edited by Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint ; foreword by Steven Schlozman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
951075051
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 236 pages
Isbn
9780271077116
Lccn
2016025161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)951075051

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