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Also, the collection gives a suggestion of the post-humanistic course that the zombie is likely to take. Contributors approach the issue of zombies from different points of view, across the media and history in general. Although they represent different theoretical views, they collectively form a cohesive argument: the zombie is a metaphor that has not only evolved within narratives rather it has developed in a manner that changes the narrative. In "The Zombie as others," the author begins the chapter with a great synopsis of the origins of zombies in a given region in Africa. Furthermore, the author provides an overview of how the African conceptualization of the zombie compares to the spiritual reality to the notion that truth emerges from the inner-self. The growing appeal of the zombie in the late twentieth century is associated with the capability of the mythology to trigger existential anxieties with regards to our own mortality in the larger context of cultural attitudes concer...

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Critical Analysis of The Zombie as Other: Mortality and the Monstrous in the Post-Nuclear Age

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