William Egginton is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at the John Hopkins University. His next book, “The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World”, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2016.
Legions of cultural critics are focusing the beam of Marxist-inflected critical theory on the mass-cultural phenomenon of zombies. And what a phenomenon they have become. Zombies—the rambling, post-apocalyptic, multitudinous variety, … Read More