Butterfly's sisters: the Geisha in western culture

In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Yoko Kawaguchi explores the Western portrayal of Japanese women - and geishas in particular-from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. She argues that in the West, Japanese women have come to embody certain ideas about feminine sexuality, and she a...

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Main Author: Kawaguchi, Yoko.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010.

B Canaday

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GT3412 .K36 2010 Available |Request

H Magill

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GT3412 .K36 2010 Available |Request