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ambiguous; occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold

Highlighted phrases


Property is a concept that occupies a liminal, undecidable place between economy and culture.

—p.387 World (346) by McKenzie Wark
6 years, 4 months ago

she is a liminal horizon the novel repetitively posits

—p.88 "Then Out of the Rubble": David Foster Wallace's Early Fiction (85) by Bradley J. Fest
7 years, 2 months ago

Clouzot's Odette occupies a liminal space, trapped between the pure and perverse

—p.109 Infinite Jest and Modern French Film (101) by Z. Bart Thornton
6 years, 6 months ago

During the liminal stages of the disease


—p.211 Ways of Being Seen (205) by Josephine Rowe
4 years ago

Dostoevsky set about the masterpiece one could call liminal

—p.xviii Introduction (vii) by Donald Fanger
6 years, 10 months ago

Infilling coastal areas with material dredged from the sea introduces sedimented marine pollution into liminal coastal areas and shorelines.

—p.82 Chapter 2 – Harbour-making (49) by Laleh Khalili
2 months, 4 weeks ago

Balzac, situated as he was at a nodal point in the history of literature, in a liminal experience, now visionary and now realistic

—p.95 Visibility (81) by Italo Calvino
4 months, 2 weeks ago

we might describe the operational space of software in the context of a user at a desktop system as having a liminal boundary

—p.163 Interrupt (161) missing author
6 years, 5 months ago

experience this liminal stretch of the human life cycle

on adolescence

—p.17 Girl, Uninterrupted (16) by Miya Tokumitsu
4 years, 5 months ago

We live in a liminal state that breeds uncertainty and therefore numerous myths that offer certain remedies or just a road ahead

—p.32 Myth and Cyberspace (17) by Vincent Mosco
5 years, 8 months ago

there is also another side to liminality: the sense of power and possibility that comes with the release from custom and the loosening of traditional ties

—p.32 Myth and Cyberspace (17) by Vincent Mosco
5 years, 8 months ago

the truly liminal and dangerously vulnerable interplay of body, matter, self, other, and society which the creation of meaning through speech represents

confused it with "limn" lol

—p.31 Literature as Lyrical Politics (28) by Peter Dimock
6 years, 8 months ago

It is the liminal space between sincerity and truth that the short fiction so precisely depicts

esp his tendency to use first-person and even self-representative narrators

—p.101 "Something to Do with Love": Writing and the Process of Communication (93) by Clare Hayes-Brady
6 years, 11 months ago

A frontier has two sides. It is an interface, a threshold, a liminal site, with all the danger and promise of liminality.

—p.28 Personal Matters (3) by Ursula K. Le Guin
4 years, 9 months ago

the wolf in this story is a liminal figure, an embodiment of some occult state in which binary conditions are impossibly, gruesomely conflated.

—p.119 League of Men (107) missing author
4 years, 5 months ago