Foreman, Kelly M: The Gei of Geisha: Music, Identity & Meaning (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754658573

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Subtitle: SOAS Musicology Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Introduction; Repertoire and training; Geisha performances and how they are constructed; Geisha and traditional arts society; Entertainer vs. artist: patronage and the negotiation of identity; Understanding geisha and gei: eroticism through ambiguity; Bibliography; Index.