Boundaries & Thresholds

Boundaries & Thresholds

Edited by Hilda Ellis Davidson

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Papers from a colloquium of The Katharine Briggs Club at Maddingley Hall near Cambridge, April 1991.


  • Hilda Ellis Davidson, Introduction;
  • Alan W. Smith, Crossing the Other Line: Some Arctic Analogues of the Traditional Equator Ceremony;
  • Patricia Lysaght, Beataine: Irish Maytime Customs and the Reaffirmation of Boundaries;
  • Samuel Pyeatt Menefee, Megalithic Movement: A Study of Thresholds in Time;
  • Juliette Wood, Another Island Close at Hand: The Irish Immramma and the Travelogue;
  • J.R. Porter, Thresholds in the Old Testament;
  • Theo Brown, Tom Pearce's Grey Mare: A Boundary Image;
  • Karin Kvideland, Boundaries and the Sin-Eater;
  • Ruth Richardson, Death's Door: Thresholds and boundaries in British Funeral.
  • Paperback, 104 pp
  • Stroud, Gloucestershire: Thimble Press for The Katharine Briggs Club, 1993
  • ISBN: 0903355418