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Liminal spaces are places where boundaries dissolve. They are "betwixt and between", "neither here nor there". Victor Turner introduced the concept of "liminal space": a space of transformation between phases of separation and reincorporation. It represents a period of ambiguity, of marginal and transitional state. Similarly does Arnold van Gennep, while describing rituals of transition. For Gennep, liminal or threshold world is a space between the world of status that the person is leaving../More
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