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Butterfly's sisters : the Geisha in western culture

Yoko Kawaguchi


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  • Title:
    Butterfly's sisters : the Geisha in western culture
  • Author: Yoko Kawaguchi
  • Description: Were they or weren't they? : Geishas and early Western perceptions of the morality of Japanese Women -- Geishas as artefact : artifice, ideal beauty and the natural woman -- Madam Butterfly's antecedents : the women of the ports and Japanese 'wives' -- Hara-Kiri! : Sadayakko and Madame Hanako on the Western stage -- From foe to friend : Geishas in Anglo-American popular culture before and after the Second World War -- Bunny-boiler or like a virgin ; images of the Geisha in late twentieth-century America.
  • Local Note: acq2011wos
  • Publication Date: c2010
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press
  • Format: x, 342 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780300115215 (cl : alk. paper);ISBN 0300115210 (cl : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Geishas -- History; Civilization, Western
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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