Beyond the Living Dead

Essays on the Romero Legacy

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About the Author(s)

Bruce Peabody is a professor of government and politics at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

Gloria Pastorino is a professor of Italian and French at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she also teaches English and world literature, drama, and film. She lives in New York, New York.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Bruce Peabody and Gloria Pastorino. Series Editor Kyle William Bishop
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. photos notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7837-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4262-8
Imprint: McFarland
Series: Contributions to Zombie Studies

Book Reviews & Awards

• “Clear, coherent, and containing the best examples of academic critical integrity, it promises to be an indispensable work that will provide a very serious foundation for taking the work of George A. Romero into this new challenging millennium.”—Tony Williams, author of The Cinema of George A. Romero and George A. Romero. Interviews

• “George Romero’s vision of zombie apocalypse still haunts us more than half a century later. In an age of worldwide pandemic, extreme inequality, and looming environmental collapse, the figure of the zombie has never seemed more relevant. The essays in this volume show us how Romero’s prophetic legacy continues to reverberate through popular culture, helping us to think about the all too real horrors that we continue to face.”—Steven Shaviro, author of The Cinematic Body