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Terence McSweeney

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780748693092

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693092.001.0001

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Decade of the Dead: Zombie Films as Allegory of National Trauma

Decade of the Dead: Zombie Films as Allegory of National Trauma

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(p.157) 6. Decade of the Dead: Zombie Films as Allegory of National Trauma
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The 'War on Terror' and American Film
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Terence McSweeney

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693092.003.0007

This chapter examines the resurgence of the zombie genre which went from a minor figure to one of the defining pop cultural icons of the era. What might be said about the connections between this renaissance and the turbulent War on Terror decade? It offers a detailed analysis of the films of George A. Romero and I Am Legend.

Keywords:   Hollywood, American cinema, 9/11, Film, Media, Iraq War, War on Terror, Horror, Zombie, George A. Romero

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