Anno Mortis (Tomes of the Dead) by Rebecca Levene

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Forty advert, Rome. Slaves are disappearing, the our bodies of the lifeless are being stolen and mysterious shipments arrive from Egypt at midnight. at the back of all of it are the strong Cult of Isis, trying to find the way to breach the barrier among existence and loss of life. the single those who can cease them are a gladiator, a slave and an over-sexed youngster - and a stranger who simply could be a god

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Think of the fiendishness of the thing. It is not good for a person who has lived all his life surrounded by a degree of fastidious culture, loved to his last breath by family and friends, to contemplate the probability of his resurrected body being dragged from the vault – the best that love and means could provide, and set to toiling ceaselessly in the banana fields, working like a beast, unclothed like a beast, and like a brute crouching in some foul den, in the few hours allowed for rest and food.

It signifies a past that awaits; a past to which one can always be returned if, through transgression, one loses the right to being an individuated subject in a free society. Mobile metaphors Zombies walked out of Haiti in texts such as William Seabrook’s (1989 [1929]) The Magic Island, in plays such as Kenneth Webb’s Zombie (1932), and films such as White Zombie (1932) and I Walked with a Zombie (1943). Mutating as they came, these The collective zombie 35 soul-starved beings carried the fused signs of enslavement, cultural desecration and revolutionary emancipation, mixed up with the fulminating fantasies of their western progenitors.

Accounts of the migration of zombies into the west tend to focus on how Hollywood zombies mire an African–Caribbean religious tradition in colonial fantasies of a primitive and cannibalistic black magic. The colonial fear that the abusive treatment of slaves would rebound produced fantastic images of Voodou rituals and zombie practices. ’ As significant as these fears and projections are, they’re not the only input feeding into the zombie matrix as it takes generic form in the west. Even in the most exotic, racialised and sexualised constructions of Voodou sorcerers and bloody rituals (see Kee, 2011) memory insists.

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