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The Resource Zombies! zombies! zombies!, edited with an introduction by Otto Penzler

Zombies! zombies! zombies!, edited with an introduction by Otto Penzler

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Zombies! zombies! zombies!
Title
Zombies! zombies! zombies!
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Otto Penzler
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Zombies ain't what they used to be. Not so long ago, they were safely ensconced on Haiti so the rest of the world could merely scoff at the bizarre myth of the living dead on one relatively small Caribbean island. Well, they have proliferated at an alarming rate, invading the rest of the world, and it seems unlikely that they have any intention of going away anytime soon. W.B. Seabrook, in his 1929 book, The Magic Island, recounted "true" tales of voodoo magic on Haiti bringing the recently dead back to life as slow-moving, virtually brain-dead creatures who would work tirelessly in the fields without pay and without complaint. These stories introduced the zombie to much of the world, though most national folklores have similar tales and legends. A decade after Seabrook's groundbreaking volume, Zora Neale Hurston researched Haitian folklore and told similar stories of eyewitness accounts of zombies, as have subsequent anthropologists, sociologists, and others not prone to imaginative fancies. If zombie literature began with the reportage of Seabrook, it had powerful ancestral works on which to draw"--
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.0873808
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
Series statement
Vintage crime/Black Lizard original
Label
Zombies! zombies! zombies!, edited with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The Cairnwell horror
  • Chet Williamson
  • Crawling madness
  • Arthur Leo Zagat
  • Treading the maze
  • Lisa Tuttle
  • Red angels
  • Karen Haber
  • Later
  • Michael Marshall Smith
  • Introduction
  • White Zombie
  • Vivian Meik
  • Was it a dream?
  • Guy de Maupassant
  • Bodies and heads
  • Steve Rasnic Tem
  • Death and suffrage
  • Dale Bailey
  • The Graveyard rats
  • Henry Kuttner
  • Otto Penzler
  • The Facts in the case of M. Valdemar
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Feeding the dead inside
  • Yvonne Navarro
  • Ballet Negre
  • Charles Birkin
  • Dead right
  • Geoffrey A. Landis
  • The Taking of Mr. Bill
  • Graham Masterton
  • Dead men working in the cane fields
  • The Grave gives up
  • Jack D'Arcy
  • Herbert West-Reanimator
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • Pickman's model
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • W. B. Seabrook
  • After nightfall
  • David A. Riley
  • Mission to Margal
  • Hugh B. Cave
Control code
ocn694832869
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 810 p.
Isbn
9780307740892
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)694832869
Label
Zombies! zombies! zombies!, edited with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Publication
Contents
  • The Cairnwell horror
  • Chet Williamson
  • Crawling madness
  • Arthur Leo Zagat
  • Treading the maze
  • Lisa Tuttle
  • Red angels
  • Karen Haber
  • Later
  • Michael Marshall Smith
  • Introduction
  • White Zombie
  • Vivian Meik
  • Was it a dream?
  • Guy de Maupassant
  • Bodies and heads
  • Steve Rasnic Tem
  • Death and suffrage
  • Dale Bailey
  • The Graveyard rats
  • Henry Kuttner
  • Otto Penzler
  • The Facts in the case of M. Valdemar
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Feeding the dead inside
  • Yvonne Navarro
  • Ballet Negre
  • Charles Birkin
  • Dead right
  • Geoffrey A. Landis
  • The Taking of Mr. Bill
  • Graham Masterton
  • Dead men working in the cane fields
  • The Grave gives up
  • Jack D'Arcy
  • Herbert West-Reanimator
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • Pickman's model
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • W. B. Seabrook
  • After nightfall
  • David A. Riley
  • Mission to Margal
  • Hugh B. Cave
Control code
ocn694832869
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 810 p.
Isbn
9780307740892
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)694832869

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