INDEX
Absence: role of, in folk studies, 136,
150, 152, 215
Affects (feelings), I02, 193-94; as focus
of folk studies, 83, II2-27, 13I-
36, 141-43, 150. See also Emotion;
Kibun; Kokoro
Akasaka Norio: and critical approaches
to Yanagita's work, 9-1O; on ji5min,
250-51 n.47; on Minakata-Yanagita
yamahito debate, 139
Akutagawa Ryunosuke: discussions
with Yanagita, 32, II3, 145-46
Alterity, 66, 246 n.9I; bridges as sites
of, 185-86; and historical representa-
tion, 120, 170,
ZIO;
of monsters, 133,
135, 15I; mountains as sites of, 179;
in Yanagita's writing, 127, 135-38,
14I, 144, 175· See also Yiimei
Amino Yoshihiko, 21O
Authority, 82; ethnographic, 127-28;
institutional, 92,
IOI,
107, 142; sci-
entific, 50, 62; of shamans and faith
healers, 93, 96-99, 199; via symbolic
control of monsters, 22-23, 30-3I,
78-79, 218; of Yanagita's writing,
138, 149
Bakemono. See Monsters; Tengu
Bakumatsu (late Tokugawa period):
monsters in, 21-37, 220
Blindness, 102; of shamans, 97-98, 178;
from trachoma, 93-95
Blood-tax riots (ketsuzei ikki), 1O, 34-35
Brentano, Franz: on nonexistent
objects, 46
Bridges: as sites of alterity, 185-86; as
topoi of fushigi, 157, 185-92. See also
Ryogoku Bridge
Buddhism: and folk religion, 67, 178;
Hirata Atsutane's polemics against,
36, 84, 142-43; and Inoue, 40-43,
49, 53; and karmic transmigra-
tion, 56-58; and Minakata, 53-55;
and modern science, 53-54; and
transcendental reason, 64-65
Bunmei kaika (civilization and enlight-
enment), 6-7, 12, 26, 8I, I20; and
bunka (culture), 68-69; Inoue as
promoter of, 39-46, 52-53, 68, 90,
II2; Kyoka's critique of, 180, 185,
189; and monsters, 103; and meishin
(superstition), 7, 28, 34-35, 77-79,
92-97; as program of ideological
control, 2-3, 28-29, 5I, 90, 92-93,
I02-3, 155, 194, 199
Bureaucratization: of spirits, 199-203
Butsuri (material, physical): as category
of supernatural phenomena, 44-45,
50, 55· See also Mono
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