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...
|Main Author:||Kawaguchi, Yoko.|
New Haven :
Yale University Press,