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The Little Mermaid as Queer Allegory

A closeted Hans Christian Andersen wrote The Little Mermaid after the love of his life, a Duke he could not be with named Edvart Collin, married a woman. How the story reflects Andersen’s experience of not being able to be his true self. From Femlore
Found by Lauren PassellLauren Passell
From the podcast Femlore Podcast (formally Feminist Folklore)
Found by Lauren PassellLauren Passell
From the podcast Femlore Podcast (formally Feminist Folklore)
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