The University of Liverpool Podcast

The University of Liverpool Podcast


Episode 13: Why do we love mermaids?

August 08, 2017

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 http://tiny.cc/mermaidconversation
-- Sarah Peverley's website https://mermaidisles.com
-- On Twitter https://mermaidisles.com
You can also listen to the Little Mermaid soundtrack by Alex Cottrell here:
-- http://tiny.cc/mermaidsoundtrack
And the Little Mermaid audiobook by Sarah Peverley and The Liverpool Players.
-- http://tiny.cc/mermaidaudiobook