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Undead in the West II free pdf The undead are back! In Undead in the West: Vampires, Zombies, Mummies, and Ghosts on the Cinematic Frontier, Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper assembled a collection of essays that explore the unique intersection of two seemingly distinct genres in cinema: the western and the horror film. But this mash-up of genres is not limited to either the big or small screen, and other noteworthy depictions have infiltrated all manner of media. In Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming, Miller and Van Riper expand the examination of undead Westerns that they began in the previous volume to include not only film, but literature, sequential art, gaming, and fan culture (fan fiction, blogging, fan editing, and zombie walks). This volume's essays run the gamut from comics and graphic novels such as American Vampire, Preacher, and Priest, to games like Darkwatch and Red Dead Redemption, to novels and short stories by celebrated writers including Stephen King, Joe R. Lansdale, and Robert E. Howard. Featuring a foreword by renowned science fiction author William F. Nolan (Logan's Run) and an afterword by acclaimed game designer Paul O'Connor (Darkwatch), this collection will appeal to scholars of literature, gaming, and popular culture, as well as to fans of this unique hybrid.

About Cynthia J. Miller

Cynthia J. Miller is the editor of Too Bold for the Box Office: The Mockumentary from Big Screen to Small (Scarecrow, 2012), and co-editor, with Julie Anne Taddeo, of the award-winning Steaming Into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology (Scarecrow, 2012). A. Bowdoin Van Riper is the editor of Learning from Mickey, Donald and Walt: Essays on Disney's Edutainment Films (2011) and author of A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 (Scarecrow, 2011). Together, they are the editors of Undead in the West (Scarecrow, 2012) and 1950s Rocketman TV Series and Their Fans: Cadets, Rangers, and Junior Space Men (2012).

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Author : Cynthia J. Miller
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Data Published : 16 October 2013
ISBN : 0810892642
EAN : 9780810892644
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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