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Abstracts   The Disappearing Female in Kuse-Gardi and Bacchus Festivals Arash Zarnikhi This article is an innovative comparative study of Kuse-gardi, an old secular communal carnival enacted in parts of Iran, where a wife disappears temporarily, only to reappear, often in the company of another man, and greeted with applause from the spectators. The study […]