Rivalry : a geisha’s tale

ISBN: 9780231141185, 0231141181
OCLC Number: 769745648
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Nagai Kafu
Translator: Stephen Snyder
Language: en
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Place: New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1916-1917
English Publication Date: 2007
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.
Related: Japanese studies series (Columbia University Press).
Abstract: 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.