Mermaids have fascinated and attracted us for generations. What is it about these mythical creatures that has so captivated humans for thousands of years and across cultures? Sarah Peverley is a Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool and a Leverhulme Research Fellow working on a project entitled: 'Mermaids of the British Isles, c. 450-1500'. Sarah walks us through our long, complex and profound relationship with these beguiling messengers from the deep. Read more about Professor Peverley’s work at:
-- The Conversation
-- Sarah Peverley's website
-- On Twitter
You can also listen to the Little Mermaid soundtrack by Alex Cottrell here:
And the Little Mermaid audiobook by Sarah Peverley and The Liverpool Players.