Mermaids (Book, 2016) []
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Author: Matthieu J Guitton
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, USA : Intellect Books, 2016. ©2016
Series: Fan phenomena.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Disney's Princess Ariel would give anything to be "where the people are," but little does she know there's an ever-growing fan base of humans dying to be down in the ocean where she is. Movies like the Little Mermaid and Pirates of the Caribbean have sparked the interest of newer generations of mermaid fans, but our enchantment with these mythical creatures of the sea goes back for centuries. Fan Phenomena:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthieu J Guitton
ISBN: 1783205911 9781783205912
OCLC Number: 939862557
Description: 102 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Matthieu J. Guitton --
Anthropology of a fish / Matthieu J. Guitton --
Fan appreciation 1. Hannah Fraser, the journey of a mermaid : turning fantasy into reality --
From myths to popular arts : the example of the Haitian La Sirène / Jonathan M. Cheek --
Pirates of the Caribbean : mermaids on stranger tides / Jennifer E. Porter --
Fan appreciation 2. Marielle Chartier-Hénault, a mermaid school : becoming a mermaid instructor --
From fantasy, to virtual spaces, to reality, and back : structuring the merfolk community / Matthieu J. Guitton --
Wearing Ariel : memes and tails / Rebecca-Anne C. Do Rozario --
Fan appreciation 3. Cynthia Rivers, aka Gold Mermaid Cynthia, mermaid blogging --
Twenty thousand leagues and counting : steampunk mermaids, from ancient seas to new fandoms / Écile Cristofari --
Meek as sin : dark mermaids and the embrace of the icy abyss / Brenda S. Gardenour Walter --
Conclusion / Matthieu J. Guitton.
Series Title: Fan phenomena.
Other Titles: Fan phenomena mermaids
Responsibility: edited by Matthieu J. Guitton.


Fan Phenomena: Mermaids explores the centuries-old interest in mermaids. Mermaids, and merfolk more generally, are everywhere you look: parades, virtual reality, fiction, art, trends and swimming  Read more...


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