Little Mermaid Part 1: The Golden Contract
Revisionist History takes on The Little Mermaid: a deep dive into a world where merpeople present us with a series of vexing moral conundrums. Part one of three.
- Laura Beth Nielsen, Nehal A. Paten, and Jacob Rosner, “Ahead of the Lawmen: Law and Morality in Disney Animated Films 1960-1998”
- Gabrielle Bellot, “Dear Internet: The Little Mermaid Also Happens to Be a Queer Allegory: On the Origins of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fable of Frustrated Affection,” Lit Hub
- Bob Levin, “The Pirates and the Mouse: Disney’s War Against the Counterculture”
- Jeet Heer, “Free Mickey! Disney has lobbied hard to keep its creations under copyright protection. But in the 1970s a group of renegade cartoonists threatened to unleash the mouse”
- Casey Delehanty and Erin M. Kearns, “Wait, there’s torture in Zootopia? : Examining the prevalence of torture in popular movies”