AE | Volumes

Asian Ethnology 68 (1)


“What’s Written on the Forehead Will Never Fail”: Karma, Fate, and Headwriting in Indian Folktales
Eliza F. Kent

The Most Revered of Foxes: Knowledge of Animals and Animal Power in an Ainu *Kamui Yukar*
Sarah M. Strong

National Pantheon, Regional Deities, Personal Spirits?: *Mushindo, Sŏngsu*, and the Nature of Korean Shamanism
Boudewijn Walraven

“By the Sweetness of the Tongue”: Duty, Destiny, and Devotion in the Oral Life Narratives of Female *Sādhus* in Rajasthan
Antoinette E. DeNapoli

Local Knowledge Constructed by the State: Reinterpreting Myths and Imagining the Migration History of the Lahu in Yunnan, Southwest China
Ma Jianxiong

Re-visioning Gendered Folktales in Novels by Mia Yun and Nora Okja Keller
Sung-Ae Lee


Lorie Brau, Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo
Gerald Groemer

Kunio Yanagita, The Legends of Tono: 100th Anniversary Edition
Charlotte Eubanks

Kelly M. Foreman, The Gei of Geisha: Music, Identity and Meaning
Gerald Groemer

Reviews/Books/South Korea

Simon Mills, Healing Rhythms: The World of South Korea’s East Coast Hereditary Shamans
Michael J. Pettid


Heonik Kwon, After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai
Margaret B. Bodemer


Sudha Chandola, Entranced by the Goddess: Folklore in North Indian Religion
Rebecca J. Manring

Shankar Narayana D. Poojary, trans., Epic of the Warriors (Kōti Chennaya Pārdana)
Heda Jason

Reviews/Books/Central Asia

Karl Reichl, ed. and trans., Edige: A Karakalpak Oral Epic as performed by Jumabay Bazarov
Heda Jason and Amnon Shiloah