Volume 23, Number 1, 2011

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Editor’s Note

pp. vii-xiii
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Essay

Maternal Deities and the Ancestry of Humanity: The Life and Photography of Higa Yasuo

pp. 60-63
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Possessed by Love, Thwarted by the Bell: An Overview of Kumi Odori

pp. 83-97
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A Living Legacy: The Development of Modern Okinawan Poetry

pp. 135-140
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Images of the Sacred

pp. 147-150
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Fiction

Round-trip over the Ocean

pp. 1-20
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The Dog Snatcher

pp. 27-48
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Mabuigumi

pp. 112-134
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Riding a Bus in a Castle Town

pp. 151-177
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The Wild Boar That George Gunned Down

pp. 188-211
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The Paper Plane at the Empire State Building

pp. 254-278
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Poetry

Three Poems

pp. 21-22
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Hawks

pp. 23-24
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Okinawan Shaman Songs

pp. 50-59
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Nothing Can Compare: A Selection of Okinawan Folk Songs

pp. 65-70
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Ryūka: Okinawan Lyric Poetry

pp. 71-72
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The Love of the Red Soil

pp. 141-144
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Three Poems

pp. 178-182
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Two Poems

pp. 184-186
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Drama

Gods Beyond the Sea

pp. 74-81
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Possessed by Love, Thwarted by the Bell

pp. 98-111
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The Cocktail Party

pp. 213-253
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About the Contributors

pp. 280-282
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