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Rivalry : a geisha’s tale

Translated by Stephen Snyder

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Offers an English translation of the complete, uncensored text, which has long been celebrated as one of the most convincing and sensually rich portraits of the geisha profession. This book tells a sweeping story in which sexual politics compete with sisterly affection in a world ruled by material transaction.

japanese title: Udekurabe
notes: Japanese title: Udekurabe. Contents: Intermission, A real gem, Dayflowers, Welcoming fires, A dream in the daylight, The actor’s seal, Afterglow, Crimes in bed, The autumn review, Box seat, The Kikuobana, Rain on an autumn night, The road home, Asakusa, At the gishun, Opening day (I). Opening day (II). Yesterday and today, Yasuna, The morning bath, Turmoil, One thing or another.
subjects: Geishas
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780231141185
OCLC number: 769745648
publisher: Columbia University Press
publication place: New York
japanese publication date: 1916-1917
english publication date: 2007
document type: Book
description: xii, 165 s. ; 22 cm.
related: Japanese studies series (Columbia University Press).