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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 473–474.
Published: 01 May 1964
...Roland A. Lange Geisha in Rivalry . By Nagai Kafu . Trans. by Kurt Meissner , with the collaboration of Ralph Friedrich . Rutland, Vermont : Charles E. Tuttle Co. , 1963 . 206 . $4.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1964 1964 BOOK REVIEWS 473 that "Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 539–562.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Amy Stanley Abstract During the mid-1870s, fearing the legal innovations of a “civilized” state, geisha and their employers recast Tokugawa-era practices of civic engagement and educational attainment in the language of enlightenment. Proprietors built schools intended to transform geisha...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 414–415.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Leslie Winston Maiko Masquerade: Crafting Geisha Girlhood in Japan . By Jan Bardsley . Oakland : University of California Press , 2021 . 300 pp. ISBN: 9780520296442 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 In introducing Maiko Masquerade: Crafting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1025–1027.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Ronald P. Loftus Geisha, Harlot, Strangler, Star: A Woman, Sex, and Morality in Modern Japan . By William Johnston . New York : Columbia University Press , 2004 . viii, 272 pp. $29.50 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2005 2005 B O O K R E V I E W S J A P A N...
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Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 2. Three “enlightened” geisha read the newspaper. Nichinichi shinbun vol. 23 (1875) (Kinoshita and Yoshimi 1999, 121). More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 988–990.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Hu Ying Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies and Geishas of the Ming . By Victoria Cass . Lanham, Md. : Rowman and Littlefield Publishers , 1999 . xix, 155 pp. $59.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 988 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 August 1992
... . New York : Grove Press . Dalby Liza Crihfield . 1983 . Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan , vol. 3. s.v. “geisha.” Tokyo and New York : Kodansha Ltd . Pp. 14 – 15 . Daly Mary . 1984 . Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy . Boston : Beacon Press . Dore R. P . 1965...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 481–483.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Wilde so famously observed in an 1889 essay, “Japan is pure invention,” then geisha are certainly representative of that invention. 1 In Imagining Prostitution in Modern Japan , Ann Marie L. Davis takes on not the figure of the geisha, but the “prostitute” (or “sex worker”) immediately before...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 472–473.
Published: 01 May 1964
.... IKLE The University of New Mexico Geisha in Rivalry. By NAGAI KAFU. Trans, by KURT MEISSNER, with the collaboration of RALPH FRIEDRICH. Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1963. 206. $4.50. This book is a translation of Kafu's novel Ude\urabe, the story of Komayo, a beautiful and talented geisha...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 986–988.
Published: 01 November 2000
... THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES benefits persisted. This book makes a distinctive and important contribution to the scholarly literature. LILLIAN M. LI Swarthmore College Dangerous Women: Warriors, Grannies and Geishas of the Ming. By VICTORIA CASS. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1999- xix, 155...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 511–512.
Published: 01 August 1992
... produces a much different understanding. To illustrate this, Ariga takes up the portrayals of geisha in an 1874 work of parodist fiction, Ryilkyo shinshi (New Record of Prosperous Yanagibashi) by Narushima Ryuhoku. Although many male critics have found in Narushima's early Meiji period work elements...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 501–504.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Across Asia” special issue of this journal. In the first, “Enlightenment Geisha: The Sex Trade, Education, and Feminine Ideals in Early Meiji Japan,” historian A my S tanley provides readers with a carefully crafted and multifaceted look at a group of women who, as she notes, often figure centrally...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 180–181.
Published: 01 February 1989
... life size, entirely in color, with some additional close-up details. Almost half the women, all portrayed in half-length portrait formats, are courtesans, geishas, or mistresses. The others come from a variety of occupations in the BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 181 urban environment in which the artist lived...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1024–1025.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., 1994). Indeed, this book might perhaps best serve as a companion volume to Gordon s Wages of Af uence (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998). CHRISTOPHER GERTEIS Yale University Geisha, Harlot, Strangler, Star: A Woman, Sex, and Morality in Modern Japan. By WILLIAM JOHNSTON. New York...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 837–839.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Japanese Heritage,” examines iconic traditions of tea ceremony, geisha, and Japanese painting ( nihonga ) as they take on meaning in situated contexts. Kristin Surak investigates the complex ethnic affiliations and social distinctions forged by first and second-generation Japanese as they study...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 13 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 November 1953
...., Chuo-Koronsha, 1950. 3. Shunsuke Tsurumi, Nichijo no Ronri (The Logic of Everyday Life), Shiso, July 1951. 4. Kazuko Tsurumi and Takeyoshi Kawashima, Geisha no Tetsugaku (The Philosophy of the Geisha), Chuo-Koron, Jan. 1951. 5. Tadatoshi Okubo, Isba no Tetsugaku (The Philosophy of the Doctor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (2): 472–473.
Published: 01 May 2013
... everything from Nagai Kafū's nostalgic Tamanoi to the prostitutes working so vividly in burnt-out ruins of Tokyo in Tamura's The Gate of Flesh , and the closed world of a rundown geisha house in Kōda Aya's Nagareru . Other Japanese works that Gralla brings into the category of demimonde include...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 251–275.
Published: 01 May 2006
... a party in a banquet hall with geisha: As it is the way of the demimonde to be rst in feeling a fascination for such [new] things, the three legs and round tray were brought into the banquet hall as part of the entertainment. Though it goes without saying that the various geisha [were excited], even our...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 18 (1): 161.
Published: 01 November 1958
.... New York: John Day, 1958. 189. $3.50. Three Geishas. By KIKOU YAMATA. New York: John Day, 1956. 253. $3.50. The Enduring Art of Japan. By LANGDON WARNER. New York: Grove Press, 1958. viii, 113. Illus. $1.95 (paper). Artistry in ln\. Ed. SEIROKO NOMA. Trans. Edward Strong. New York: Crown, 1957. 36. 48...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1205–1206.
Published: 01 November 1994
... at a fairly uniform rate. It thus became easy to speak of the passage of time as the equivalent of such-and-such many incense sticks; in Japan as late as the early twentieth century, the time a geisha spent at a party was measured in this way. A simple further step was the marking of time-divisions...