Making a Splash : Mermaids (and Mer-Men) in 20th and 21st Century Audiovisual Media, Paperback Book

Making a Splash : Mermaids (and Mer-Men) in 20th and 21st Century Audiovisual Media Paperback

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Mermaids and MerMen in 20th and 21st Century Audiovisual Media.

Mermaids have been a feature of western cinema since its inception and the number of films, television series, and videos representing them has expanded exponentially since the 1980s.

Making a Splash analyses texts produced within a variety of audiovisual genres.

Following an overview of mermaids in western culture that draws on a range of disciplines including media studies, psychoanalysis, and post- structuralism, individual chapters provide case studies of particular engagements with the folkloric figure.

From Hans Christian Andersens The Little Mermaid to the creation of

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 218 pages, 28 color illus.
  • Publisher: John Libbey & Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780861967247

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