Elisabeth Wesseling

List of John Benjamins publications for which Elisabeth Wesseling plays a role.


Subjects Theoretical literature & literary studies


Wesseling, Elisabeth 2023 Chapter 2. Transcorporeality in 21st-century mermaid talesChildren's Cultures after Childhood, Deszcz-Tryhubczak, Justyna and Macarena García-González (eds.), pp. 20–34 | Chapter
This chapter takes its cue from the dominant presence of the mermaid trope in 21st-century media culture. It opens with a sampling of contemporary mermaid figurations, which are driven by the desire to break out of the Romantic paradigm as shaped by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid… read more
Wesseling, Elisabeth 1997 3.1.3 Historical Fiction: Utopia in HistoryInternational Postmodernism: Theory and literary practice, Bertens, Hans and Douwe W. Fokkema † (eds.), pp. 203 ff. | Article
Wesseling, Elisabeth 1996 Holier Than Thou: Literature, Science and the Empirical TurnThe Search for a New Alphabet: Literary studies in a changing world, Hendrix, Harald, Joost J. Kloek, Sophie Levie and Willie van Peer (eds.), pp. 301 ff. | Article