Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

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All volumes of Limina are available online.

Volumes 16 to 21 and two Special Editions are available on this page. Volumes 1 to 15 are available in our archive.

Volume 21.2 (2016)

Articles in this edition range from 1950s gender roles in the Australian Women’s Weekly; an examination of the theatrical genre of Dutch cabaret in modern society; literary explorations of author Alasdair Gray’s investigation of metafiction in his own work; a comparative look at the ecopoetics of William Carlos Williams and John Mateer; perceptions of the ‘moral geography’ of the eighteenth-century Islamic Ottoman Empire.

Volume 21.1: Think Forward Look Back (2015)

Includes articles on: Disability and care in children's literature, homonationalism and imperialist Islamophobia in the asylum-seeking process, and the aural expression of colonial power in eighteenth-century Australia. In Volume 21.1 Limina introduces 'creative submissions' with the aim of showcasing creative writing as research. Includes creative work: 'Summerlands', on the Lithuanian migrant experience to Australia, and the function of traumatic memory.

Volume 20.3 Special Edition: A Festschrift in Memory of Philippa Maddern (2015)

This volume includes articles on: the propaganda wars between Yorkists and Lancastrians, trade during the English Civil War, the emotional content of the libretto, Richard Rolle's use of erotic imagery and romantic metaphor in The Form of Living, the emotional experience of children married underage in 16th century England, the political interests of the Scandinavian Kings of York, apes in the margins Gothic devotional prayer books, 'trust' as a useful category for historical analysis.

Volume 20.2: Fear and Loathing (2014)

The articles in this volume explore the concepts of ‘fear’ and ‘loathing’ in relation to music, politics, (gender) identity and creative expression. The volume also includes a number of book reviews and cultural studies reviews.

Volume 20.1 (2014)

Includes articles on the psychedelic sixties, trauma in the literature of Deirdre Madden, the Singapore Chapel Party controversy, print media coverage of the White Australia policy, a critical reading of Genesis XXII and a comparative reading of Jacques Derrida and Sherman Alexie. In Volume 20.1 Limina introduces 'Cultural Reviews' to complement the existing 'Book Reviews' section of the journal. 

Volume 19.2, Special Edition: Receptions (2013)

This Special Edition presents a selection of papers from a conference held at the University of Western Australia in August, 2012. Co-sponsored by the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, it sought to explore cultural appropriations in, by and of the medieval and early modern world, across a range of disciplines.

Volume 19.1 (2013)

The articles in this volume explore the theme of 'Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference'. They include Hannah Lili Boettcher's Iain Brash Prize-winning article, 'London's (Migrant) Villages within the Metropolis'.

Volume 18.2, Special Edition: Humanising Collaboration (2012)

A selection of papers originally presented at the 7th Annual Conference - 'Humanising Collaboration' - held at the University of Western Australia in June 2012.

Volume 18.1 (2012)

Articles on bell hooks, contemporary portrayals of women in India and Ghana, African resistance to slavery in Jamaica, Mona Loy's poetry, and an interview with Winthrop Professor Susan Broomhall.

Volume 17.1 (2011)

Includes articles on queer history, memory and identity in the middle ages, along with interviews with Brett Hirsch, who discusses digital humanities, and Frances Flanagan.

Volume 16.1 (2010)

Features an interview with Winthrop Professor Philip Mead, on 'Stories of the past, stories for the future', and Iain Brash Prize-winning article 'Simmel, Heidegger and the Present Now'. 


Limina started publication in 1995 and since 2005 has existed solely in electronic format. 

 

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