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The Walking Med: Zombies and the Medical Image (Graphic Medicine) Paperback – Import Nov 2016

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Product Description Review Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint have combined the disparate threads of medical science the graphic novel and zombie studies into an unlikely yet highly successful anthology of essays. By assembling a cast of some of the most influential scholars working today in these fields they have produced a valuable interdisciplinary collection of thought-provoking and timely essays. Kyle Bishop Southern Utah University" The Walking Med shows in no uncertain way the power of interdisciplinary inquiry at the intersection of medical humanities visual culture and monster studies. This highly innovative and original collection illustrates how contemporary zombie narratives and images help us think of crises and opportunities in medicine and health care systems. As a whole The Walking Med convincingly argues that zombies are powerful and necessary symbols of medicine and its politics. Marina Levina University of Memphis " The Walking Med represents interdisciplinary scholarship at its best situating the necropolitical stakes of zombie media in relation to the undead tropes of clinical discourse addressing the liminal condition of the body even life itself under the regime of contemporary biomedicine. Ghastly smart stuff! Colin Milburn University of California Davis" Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint have combined the disparate threads of medical science the graphic novel and zombie studies into an unlikely yet highly successful anthology of essays . By assembling a cast of some of the most influential scholars working today in these fields they have produced a valuable interdisciplinary collection of thought-provoking and timely essays. Kyle Bishop author of How Zombies Conquered Popular Culture: The Multifarious Walking Dead in the 21st Century " The Walking Med shows in no uncertain way the power of interdisciplinary inquiry at the intersection of medical humanities visual culture and monster studies. This highly innovative and original collection illustrates how contemporary zombie narratives and images help us think of crises and opportunities in medicine and health care systems. As a whole The Walking Med convincingly argues that zombies are powerful and necessary symbols of medicine and its politics. Marina Levina coeditor of Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader " The Walking Med represents interdisciplinary scholarship at its best situating the necropolitical stakes of zombie media in relation to the undead tropes of clinical discourse addressing the liminal condition of the body even life itself under the regime of contemporary biomedicine. Ghastly smart stuff! Colin Milburn author of Mondo Nano: Fun and Games in the World of Digital Matter " About the Author Lorenzo Servitje is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of California Riverside and the coeditor of Endemic: Essays in Contagion Theory. Sherryl Vint is Professor and Director of the Speculative Fiction and Cultures of Science program at the University of California Riverside editor of Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader and an editor of the journals Science Fiction Studies and Science Fiction Film and Television .

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