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Literature and liminality

festive readings in the Hispanic tradition

by Gustavo PГ©rez Firmat

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spanish literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Cuban literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLiminality : festive readings in the Hispanic tradition.
    StatementGustavo Pérez Firmat.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ6045 .P47 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2532406M
    ISBN 100822306581
    LC Control Number85013077

    Landscapes of Liminality expands upon existing notions of spatial practice and spatial theory, and examines more intricately the contingent notion of “liminality” as a space of “in-between-ness” that avoids either essentialism or stasis. It capitalises on the extensive research that has already been undertaken in this area, and elaborates on the increasingly important and interrelated. The study of children's literature and culture has been experiencing a renaissance, with vital new work proliferating across many areas of interest. Mapping this vibrant scholarship, "Keywords for Children's Literature" presents 49 original essays on the essential terms and concepts of the field. From Aesthetics to Young Adult, an impressive, multidisciplinary cast of scholars explores the.

      Understood as transition and transgression, liminality becomes a valuable tool for the interpretation of literature. 4. The Short Story. Some literary genres are constitutively close to processes of transition, threshold situations, and questions of liminality. The short story can be considered the liminal genre par by: 1.   Exploring this idea, T.S Eliot’s The Hollow Men () and Ash Wednesday () illustrates how liminality creates meaning in the space between meanings, a literary ether in which cognition is ultimately both fluid and diffuse.

    Book One of THE LIMINALITY couldn't get more awful for James Moody. Between social isolation and family tragedies he manages to mostly stay cheerful. In his darkest hours he finds his soul transported to 'Root,' a way station for souls. This book highlights the multiplicity of American women’s writing related to liminality and hybridity from its beginnings to the contemporary moment. Often informed by notions of crossing, intersectio.


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Just because liminality was named in the first Literature and liminality book of the 20 th century that does not mean it didn’t exist before then; of course it did, by other names. In the literate societies of the past, in storytelling societies, the sense of being in-between was most often expressed narratively.

Liminality is the Place of Transformation. I love the subtitle for Jeff Goins’ new book, The In-Between: Embracing the tension between now and the next big thing.

This is what liminality is all about, learning to live with tension and pain and even the boredom of waiting. A postmodern liminality, likewise, Literature and liminality book the process or passage equally important as the end result, or destination.

Liminality has also been a popular concept in literary’ studies, particularly in the s as a result of increased critical attention to literature depicting the life phases of immigrant, exile, border and ethnic identities. LIMINALITY IN LITERATURE Liminality, a twentieth-century term that originated in socioanthropology, has more recently become useful in the study of literature.

It serves here to link and to investigate three disparate twentieth-century novels written in French: Georges Bataille's Le Bleu du : Malynda Strother Taylor. "Even in these days when landmark works in literary criticism succeed each other with every flip of the calendar, "Literature and Liminality "comes on the scene as a brilliantly original piece of thinking.

Criss-crossing the Atlantic between Peninsular Spanish and Latin American texts, the book erases area divisions among Hispanists and speaks Cited by: Liminality, as Spariosu unfolds it, may well be the key term of the coming decade, replacing the current prominence of ‘otherness’.” ― Wolfgang Iser, University of California, Irvine “The Wreath of Wild Olive is a work demonstrating enormous erudition and uncanny critical discrimination and by: book Keywords for Children's Literature by Michael Joseph Although the phenomenon of liminality appears in the earliest children’s texts, it doesn’t appear in children’s literature scholarship until the beginning of the twenty-first century, chiefly in the adjective form, “liminal,” a polyseme whose other meanings relate to psychology.

Gustavo Perez Firmat examines three of these marginal or liminal phenomena—paying particular attention to the distinction between "center" and "periphery"—as they appear in Hispanic literature. Carnival (the traditional festival in which normal behavior is overturned), choteo (an insulting form of humor), and disease are three liminal Author: Gustavo Pérez Firmat.

Beyond the Threshold analyzes the transformative powers of liminal states and hybridizing processes in literature. Its authors discuss a wide range of intriguing liminal characters, dangerous liminal situations, and unique transformations in recent books mainly from South Africa.

Ultimately, liminality (like liminal figures) is hard to pin down. It is evanescent, like a wisp of smoke in the wind.

Only in literature and the arts is it a permanent trait of certain figures. In the real world, even though it can theoretically be a permanent state, it is generally a temporary state. Free Online Library: Images of liminality in Book VI of The Aeneid.(Critical essay) by "CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture"; Literature, writing, book reviews Liminality Portrayals Poetry Criticism and interpretation.

Liminality, Mimicry, Hybridity and Ambivalent in Literary Speculations of Homi K. Bhabha - Homo Bhabha's Literary Theory - Dr Valiur Rahaman - Research Paper (postgraduate) - Didactics - English - History of Literature, Eras - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

Liminality explored in literature Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. In literary, post-colonial, and cultural studies the concept has been successfully adopted to circumscribe a being on the border, or on the threshold, dividing distinct spheres, identities or discourses.

Cultural theorist Homi Bhabha, for instance, refers to the liminal in post-colonial literature as a potentially disruptive inbetweeness. This book highlights the multiplicity of American women’s writing related to liminality and hybridity from its beginnings to the contemporary moment.

Often informed by notions of crossing, intersectionality, transition, and transformation, these concepts as they appear in American women’s. the concept of liminality will be applied to “explore the interpretive power, the hermeneutical reach of the concept” in the book of Daniel (see Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Literature and Liminality, ).

KEYWORDS: Book of Daniel, liminality, literary criticism, Hebrew Bible A INTRODUCTIONAuthor: Van Deventer.

Liminality pervades Angela Carter’s short story collection, entitled The Bloody Chamber, in her characters, physical settings and even her narrative voice. The bloody chamber, as a physical ‘chamber’ can refer to a room where violence and enlightenment occur simultaneously.

This webpage is for Dr. Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.

Images of Liminality in Book VI of The Aeneid The concept of liminality in humanities scholarship was brought to the fore by ethnographer and folk- lorist Arnold van Gennep () followed by anthropologist Victor Turner ().Cited by: 1.

out by imagination; literature performs the function of a transit coach between the force-driven, chronologically ordered world restricted by technological, beaurocratic reality and a world imbued with faith, free ideas and fantasies.

In my view, the idea of the liminality of literature is justified by the evolutionary paradigm of the genre Size: KB. Outlawry, Liminality, and Sanctity in the Literature of the Early Medieval North Atlantic examines the development of the literary outlaw in the early Middle Ages, when traditions drawn from Anglo-Saxon England, early Christian Ireland, and Viking Age Iceland informed a generous view of itinerant criminality and facilitated the application of.Liminal spaces in literature.

Close • Posted by 1 minute ago. Liminal spaces in literature. What books have you read that feel like liminal spaces? Liminality: In anthropology, liminality is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of a rite of passage, when participants no longer hold their pre-ritual status.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 25 cm.

Contents: Outlawry, Mobility, and the Middle Ages --Transgression and Conduct --North Atlantic Sea of Islands --Texts and Dates Outlawry and Liminality in the North Atlantic --Meaning of Wrecca --Itinerancy, Capital, and Power --Role of the Outlaw --Outlawry in North Atlantic Literature and Practice.