memoirs of a geisha

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Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : Arthur Golden
ISBN : 9781407019666
Genre : Fiction
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This is a seductive and evocative epic on an intimate scale, which tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan's most dramatic history, it uncovers a hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation. From a small fishing village in 1929, the tale moves to the glamorous and decadent heart of Kyoto in the 1930s, where a young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. She tells her story many years later from the Waldorf Astoria in New York; it exquisitely evokes another culture, a different time and the details of an extraordinary way of life. It conjures up the perfection and the ugliness of life behind rice-paper screens, where young girls learn the arts of geisha - dancing and singing, how to wind the kimono, how to walk and pour tea, and how to beguile the most powerful men.

Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : Arthur Golden
ISBN : 9780099563082
Genre : Geishas
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"A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. Many years later she tells her story from a hotel in New York, opening a window into an extraordinary half-hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation and summoning up a quarter of a century of Japan's dramatic history."

Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : Arthur Golden
ISBN : 1405882670
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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"Captivating, minutely imagined . . . a novel that refuses to stay shut" ("Newsweek"), "Memoirs of a Geisha" is now released in a movie tie-in edition.

Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : David James
ISBN : 1557046948
Genre : Memoirs of a geisha (Motion picture)
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A visual companion to the movie includes full-color photographs, production drawings, and an exploration of how filmmakers re-created the World War II-era geisha district where Sayuri spent her formative years.

A Critique Of Memoirs Of A Geisha From The Perspectives Of Feminism

Author : Yoko Kawakami
ISBN : OCLC:53255160
Genre : Geishas
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Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : Akiva Goldsman
ISBN : OCLC:70107330
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A Study Guide For Arthur Golden S Memoirs Of A Geisha

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410352477
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Arthur Golden's "Memoirs of a Geisha," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

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