The Zombie Renaissance in Popular Culture

  • Laura Hubner
  • Marcus Leaning
  • Paul Manning

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. The Zombie Renaissance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Laura Hubner, Marcus Leaning, Paul Manning
      Pages 3-14
  3. Zombies Go to the Movies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Steven Allen
      Pages 70-87
  4. Zombies Invade Television, Video Games and Music

  5. Zombie Fans and Digital Cultures

  6. Zombies in Writing and Culture

About this book


This collection addresses the significant cultural phenomenon of the 'zombie renaissance' – the growing importance of zombie texts and zombie cultural practices in popular culture. The chapters examine zombie culture across a range of media and practices including films games, music, social media, literature and fandom.


zombie culture video games horror film cinema literature cult audience monsters apocalypse YouTube culture media politics technology television video

Editors and affiliations

  • Laura Hubner
    • 1
  • Marcus Leaning
    • 1
  • Paul Manning
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WinchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44667-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-27650-6
  • About this book