Melusina

Melusina

fairy who despaired when husband discovered secret. [Fr. Folklore: Brewer Handbook, 695]
See: Despair
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(Should she be removed to lie in a morgue, she invariably loses her name, as is the case with Gottfried Benn's and Paul Zech's Wasserleichen.) Unlike the mermaids, Melusina and Undine, Ophelia has no agency, but floats passively away.
The similarities between the siren and the mermaid are more salient than the distinctions: Jung considers them both versions of a magical feminine being, "a siren, melusina (mermaid), wood-nymph, Grace or Erlking's daughter, or a lamia or succubus, who infatuates young men and sucks the life out of them" (25).
Tras introducir brevemente el universo dramatico de estos autores previo a su exilio, se perfila tras su lectura un canon indiscutible del teatro del exilio que integraria obras como La Gallarda, El adefesio y Noche de guerra en el Museo del Prado de Rafael Alberti; La fuente del arcangel, La Estratosfera y Los santos de Pedro Salinas; Medea la encantadora, La nina guerrillera y Melusina y el espejo de Jose Bergantin; Prohibido suicidarse en primavera, Los arboles mueren de pie y La dama del alba de Alejandro Casona, y De algun tiempo a estoparte, San Juan, Morir por cerrar los ojos y No de Max Aub.
Madrid: Barcelona, Melusina; asimismo, Carriere, Jean-Claude y Eco, Umberto (2010).
Fausto-Sterling, Cuerpos sexuados, Barcelona, Melusina, 2006, p.