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The Resource Geisha : beyond the painted smile, edited by the Peabody Essex Museum

Geisha : beyond the painted smile, edited by the Peabody Essex Museum

Label
Geisha : beyond the painted smile
Title
Geisha
Title remainder
beyond the painted smile
Statement of responsibility
edited by the Peabody Essex Museum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume provides a behind-the-scenes look at the life of the geisha and provides a comprehensive overview of geisha culture. There are contributions by many specialists on Japanese culture including Arthur Golden and Lisa Dalby
Action
committed to retain
Cataloging source
WIQ
Dewey number
305.433900952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3412
LC item number
.G45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Geisha : beyond the painted smile, edited by the Peabody Essex Museum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Geisha: Beyond the Painted Smile, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, (February 14-May 9, 2004) and presented at the Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, San Francisco (June 25-September 26, 2004)"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do geisha exist? / Arthur Golden -- I: Understanding geisha -- A world behind closed doors / Lesley Downer -- Identifying geisha in art and life: is she really a geisha? / Andrew L. Maske -- II: Confronting the image -- First encounters--emerging stereotypes: westerners and geisha in the late nineteenth century / Allen Hockley -- The exotic geisha / Liza Dalby -- The floating world today: photographs by Yoko Yamamoto text by Andrew L. Maske -- III: Living art -- Performance and play: the art and accomplishments of geisha / Andrew L. Maske -- Geisha to the fore: Niwaka festivals and the new luminaries of Edo / Money L. Hickman -- Geisha on stage and screen / Peter M. Grilli
Control code
ocm56212457
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780807615454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56212457
Label
Geisha : beyond the painted smile, edited by the Peabody Essex Museum
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Geisha: Beyond the Painted Smile, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, (February 14-May 9, 2004) and presented at the Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, San Francisco (June 25-September 26, 2004)"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 148-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why do geisha exist? / Arthur Golden -- I: Understanding geisha -- A world behind closed doors / Lesley Downer -- Identifying geisha in art and life: is she really a geisha? / Andrew L. Maske -- II: Confronting the image -- First encounters--emerging stereotypes: westerners and geisha in the late nineteenth century / Allen Hockley -- The exotic geisha / Liza Dalby -- The floating world today: photographs by Yoko Yamamoto text by Andrew L. Maske -- III: Living art -- Performance and play: the art and accomplishments of geisha / Andrew L. Maske -- Geisha to the fore: Niwaka festivals and the new luminaries of Edo / Money L. Hickman -- Geisha on stage and screen / Peter M. Grilli
Control code
ocm56212457
Dimensions
32 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780807615454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56212457

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