Making a Splash : Mermaids (and Mer-Men) in 20th and 21st Century Audiovisual Media Paperback / softback
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
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 218 pages, 28 color illus.
- Publisher: John Libbey & Co
- Publication Date: 30/01/2017
- Category: Film theory & criticism
- ISBN: 9780861967247
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