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AGUIRRE, M.
THE THRESHOLDS OF THE TALE. LIMINALITY AND THE STRUCTURE OF FAIRYTALES

978-84-931843-4-6     2007 - viii + 269 pp.   € 35,00

SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 6
Table of contents: Introduction -1. Ritual: The other -The sacred and the profane -Ritualization and liminality -Ritual and change -The phases of ritual -Whether ritual exists -Nondramatic genres and ritual -2. Performance: A minimal performance model -The elements of performance -Passage and sacrifice -The text/performance threshold -Sacrifice -The eucharistic mass -The wedding -Tragic drama -Epic singing and fairytale telling -3. Text: The fairytale as genre -Ritual and nature-myth readings -Psychoanalytic readings -Ethnological readings -The fairytale and change -4. Formulas: Defining formulas -Begin formulas -Departure thresholds -Internal formulas -End formulas -Return thresholds -5. Patterns: Overpatterning -Repetition -Incremental repetition -Phasing -Phased thresholds -Forking paths -Person, tense, and narrative voice -Correspondences with ritual -6. Liminality: The nuclear sequence -Self-similarity - Fractality -Performance -7. The Happy Ending and the Role of Woman: Convergences -Three modes of writing -The trifunctional theory -The sovereignty theory -Decentring -Afterword -Appendix -Notes -Bibliography.

AGUIRRE, M. / R. QUANCE / P. SUTTON
MARGINS AND THRESHOLDS. AN ENQUIRY INTO THE CONCEPT OF LIMINALITY IN TEXT STUDIES

84-607-0901-9     2000 - iv + 92 pp.  € 12,62
SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 1
Indice: Introduction: The concept of liminality - Genre: Some formal aspects of popular fiction - Symbol: The figure of woman - Structure: Rock narrative - Conclusion: Forms of the liminal.

BENITO, J. / A. M. MANZANAS, EDS.
THE DYNAMICS OF THE THRESHOLD. ESSAYS ON LIMINAL NEGOTIATIONS

84-931843-3-0     2006 - vi + 171 pp.   € 24,00
SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 5
Indice: J. Benito / A. M. Manzanas: Of walls and words: an introduction -- M. Aguirre: Liminal terror: the poetics of gothic space -- I. Bockting: Haunted borderlands: gothic liminality in texts of the american south -- H. Viljoen: (Re)figuring the liminal in Breytenbach's prison poetry -- D. Murray: Liminality, hybridity, and identity in native american texts -- A. M. Manzanas: At the gate: J. M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello and Thomas King's Truth and bright water -- A. Rice: Sea shore/sea-borne texts: the racial politics of liminality in black Atlantic discourses from Sambo's Grave (1736) to Dorothea Smartt's Lancaster keys (2003), and Lubaina Himid's Cotton.com (2002) and Naming the money (2004) -- I. Soto: Stragegies of doubling in african american narrative -- P. Sutton: Beyond the looking-glass: liminality and screen -- R. Samuels: Music as narrative's limit and supplement -- M. B. Mandel: Afterword.


BREDENDICK, N., ED.
MAPPING THE THRESHOLD. ESSAYS IN LIMINAL ANALYSIS

84-931843-2-2     2004 - iv + 136 pp.  € 20,00
SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 4
Indice: M. Aguirre: Austin's cat, and other observations towards a theory of thresholds - R. J. Ellis: 'Dangerous, inauspicious or polluting': the limen, liminal transition, space and The scarlet letter's thresholds - S. Broadhurst: Liminal spaces - J. Benito Sánchez: The crossing and the crossed: fear and loathing in/of american cultural interspaces - E. Pujals Gesalí: John Ashbery's convex mirror - N. Bredendick: The dynamics of decadence in Death in the afternoon - C. Edwards: The elf, the witch and the devil: conceptual and lexical shape-shifting in medieval and early modern Europe.


HENITIUK, V.
EMBODIED BOUNDARIES. IMAGES OF LIMINALITY IN A SELECTION OF WOMEN-AUTHORED COURTSHIP NARRATIVES

978-84-931843-5-3     2007 - viii + 216 pp.   € 31,00

SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 7
Indice: Introduction: Bounded bodies and embodied boundaries - Thecomparative literature context - Negotiating gendered space - The liminal:betwixt and between - The texts: Genji Monogatari - Eliduc - A simple story - The house of mirth - Nakazora, or «In Mid-Air»: The Existential Liminality of Ukifune: Reading the Genji Monogatari - Background - The Monogatari genre - No place in this world - The secret of Ukifune - Patriarchy and paternal denial - Turning the binaries inside-out - Wife/Not-Wife: Guilliadun's Suspended Animation: The threshold of art?: Background - Rereading Eliduc - Responding to Fin'amors - The other; Woman - Temporal suspension as heterotopia - Non man's Griselda - Nowhere Woman: Lady Matilda in a Simple Story: Stopped short at the door: Background - The desperation of dependency - The feminine as taboo - The woman in the attic - Strategic submission - A special province - «Nine-and-Twenty, and Still Miss Bart»: Homeless in the House of Fools: Beyond?: Background - The new woman - A heroine's homelessness - Une jeune fille à marier - The crisis of the threshold - A moment's ornament.

PIQUERAS, B., ED.
LIMINAL POETICS, OR THE AESTHETICS OF DISSENT

978-84-931843-6-0     2008 - vii + 148 pp.   € 41,00

SOTO, I., ED.
A PLACE THAT IS NOT A PLACE. ESSAYS IN LIMINALITY AND TEXT

84-931843-0-6     2000 - 154 pp., 6 fig.  € 19,23
SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 2
Indice: P. Sutton: The textual mutation of liminal attributes - P. Giles: From transgression to liminality: the thresholds of Washington Irving - E. Pujals Gesalí: The unjustified margins of poetry and Ian Hamilton Finlay's p@st-oral sign - T. Lopez: Innovative poetry in english - G. Thomas: Your margin is my centre - M. Farrell: Fractured frames: from memory to memoir, Perec and Kingston - I. Soto: Crossing over: Langston Hughes and Lorca - M. Aguirre: Narrative structure, liminality, self-similarity: the case of gothic fiction

SUTTON, P. C., ED.
BETWIXT-AND-BETWEEN. ESSAYS IN LIMINAL GEOGRAPHY

84-931843-1-4     2002 - 129 pp.  € 13,50
SLL: STUDIES IN LIMINALITY & LITERATURE, 3
Indice: P. Sutton: Introduction - M. Aguirre: The phasing of form: a liminalist strategy in fairytales - M. Gallego: On which side of the colored line? Multiple liminality in «tragic mulatto» and «passing» novels - T. Healy: Savagery and civility in early modern England - P. Messent: Good taste? Liminality and the gothic in Thomas Harris's Hannibal Lecter novels - E. Pujals: Neoclassical avant-garde: Thomas Gray's poems and letters - R. Quance: Don Juan's last supper - I. Soto: Diasporic strategies: the short stories of Maxine Clair and James Alan McPherson.