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Geisha By Liza Crihfield Dalby

Geisha by Liza Crihfield Dalby

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Published with a new preface, this classic bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. Liz Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to have trained as a geisha, reveals the realities of geisha life.

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Geisha by Liza Crihfield Dalby

Geisha: the mystique never dies. Available again, this classic bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. In her account of her experience as the Kyoto geisha Ichigiku, Liza Dalby--the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha--reveals the realities of a world that has long been the subject of rumor and fantasy, and that continues to fascinate Japanese and Westerners alike to this day.

Geisha Reviews

"A meticulously researched work of scholarship, but is also a delightfully personal account of Dalby's year among the geisha. "Geisha remains [Dalby's] best-known work and is the bible of geisha studies to this day."--The "Times Literary Supplement

About Liza Crihfield Dalby

Liza Dalby is the author of Kimono: Fashioning Culture (1993). She is an anthropologist specializing in Japanese culture. She was recently a consultant for Rob Marshall's film Memoirs of a Geisha.

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Geisha by Liza Crihfield Dalby
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