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Asian Folklore Studies 66

Special Issue Honoring Professor Peter Knecht, editor of Asian Folklore Studies, 1980–2006

Editors' Introduction
Chilson, Clark and Scott Schnell

Rice: Representations and Reality
Knecht, Peter

Female Shamans in Eastern Japan during the Edo Period
Groemer, Gerald

The True History of Shido Temple
Tyler, Royall

The Making of Tōjin: Construction of the Other in Early Modern Japan
Suzuki Keiko

Onmyōji: Sex, Pathos, and Grotesquery in Yumemakura Baku’s Oni
Reider, Noriko T.

The Kwallye Samga of Korea: A Failed Attempt at Christian Accommodation to Confucian Culture
Grayson, James Huntley

The Man-Hunting Tiger: From “Wu Song Fights the Tiger” in Chinese Traditions
Børdahl, Vibeke

Notes on Blood Revenge among the Reindeer Evenki of Manchuria (Northeast China)
Heyne, F. Georg

Village Deities of Tamil Nadu in Myths and Legends: The Narrated Experience
Valk, Ülo and S. Lourdusamy

Ordinary Religion, Extraordinary Anthropology: The Contributions of Peter Knecht
Saitō Chie

How Ancient Is Lore: Southeast Asia Speaks Up
Metevelis, Peter

A Striking Tale of Weaving Taboos and Divine Retribution: A Reinterpretation of the Asauchiyama Myth in Harima Fudoki
Palmer, Edwina

The Namuyi: Linguistic and Cultural Features
Lakhi, Libu, Brook Hefright, and Kevin Stuart

Review of: The Dall Sheep Dinner Guest: Iñupiaq Narratives of Northwest Alaska. Compiled by Wanni W. Anderson
Honda Shunwa [Stewart Henry]

Review of: Frank J. Korom, Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora
McNeal, Keith E.

Review of: D. Max Moerman, Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the religious landscape of Premodern Japan
Kimbrough, R. Keller

Review of: Li Fuqing 李福清
Xiaohuan Zhao

Review of: Xiaohuan Zhao, Classical Chinese Supernatural Fiction: A Morphological History
Altenburger, Roland

Review of: Barend J. Ter Haar, Telling Stories: Witchcraft and Scapegoating in Chinese History
Lee, Peace

Review of: Kevin Stuart, Keith W. Slater, Wang Xianzhen et al., Folktales of China’s Minhe Mangghuer
Dwyer, Arienne M.

Review of: Les Contes facétieux du cadavre, Translation by Françoise Robin with the collaboration of Klu Rgyal Tshe Ring
Berglie, Per-Arne

Review of: Nhung Tuyet Tran and Anthony Reid, eds., Việt nam: Borderless Histories
Miyazawa Chihiro

Review of: Jean DeBernardi, The Way that lives in the Heart: Chinese Popular religion and Spirit Mediums in Penang, Malaysia
Tan Chee-Beng

Review of: Thomas L. Cooper, Sacred Painting in Bali: Tradition in Transition
Haruya Kagami

Review of: Leela Prasad, Ruth B. Bottigheimer, and Lalita Handoo, eds., Gender and Story in South India
Davis, Coralynn V.

Review of: Shusha Guppy, The Secret of Laughter: Magical Tales from Classical Persia
Márkus-Takeshita, Kinga Ilona

Review of: Vafsi Folk Tales: Twenty Four Tales in the Gurchani Dialect of Vafsi as narrated by Ghazanfar Mahmudi and Mashdi Mahdi and Collected by Lawrence P. Elwell-Sutton. Transcription, translation, and annotation by Donald L. Stilo
Márkus-Takeshita, Kinga Ilona