Manoa, vol. 23, no. 1 (2011): Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa

Living SpiritPresented by Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing

List of Illustrations

Editor’s Note, vii

ESSAY

Maternal Deities and the Ancestry of Humanity
Takara Ben, 60

Possessed by Love, Thwarted by the Bell: An Overview
Kathy Foley and Nobuko Miyama Ochner, 83

A Living Legacy
Öshiro Sadatoshi, 135

Images of the Sacred
Frank Stewart and Katsunori Yamazato, 147

FICTION

Round-trip over the Ocean
Sakiyama Tami, 1

The Dog Snatcher
Nakawaka Naoko, 27

Mabuigumi
Medoruma Shun, 112

Riding a Bus in a Castle Town
Öshiro Tatsuhiro, 151

The Wild Boar That George Gunned Down
Matayoshi Eiki, 188

The Paper Plane at the Empire State Building
Nagadö Eikichi, 254

POETRY

Three Poems
Yamanoguchi Baku, 21

Hawks
Kawamitsu Shinichi, 23

Okinawan Shaman Songs
Christopher Drake, 50

Nothing Can Compare: Okinawan Folk Songs
Wesley Iwao Ueunten, 65

Ryüka: Okinawan Lyric Poetry
Traditional, 71

The Love of the Red Soil
Yonaha Mikio, 141

Three Poems
Makiminato Tokuzö, 178

Two Poems
Takara Ben, 184

DRAMA

Gods Beyond the Sea
Öshiro Tatsuhiro, 74

Possessed by Love, Thwarted by the Bell
Tamagusuku Chökun, 98

The Cocktail Party
Öshiro Tatsuhiro, 213

About the Contributors
, 280

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