New York, New York, U. S. A., Carroll & Graf Pub: 2001
Seller ID: 003944
Condition: New with no dust jacket
NEW - Still in shrink wrap. This book explores the timeless appeal of the geisha as an icon of formal perfection, accomplished in many areas - yet also a potent symbol of eroticism. Part one offers insights into apprenticeship disciplines, the art of wearing a kimono, makeup, preparing hair and so forth. One also learns how to perform as a hostess, dancer and musician. Part two covers less familiar ground, and presents - with the help of explicit shungo images - a collection of anonymous writings. Intimate records of passionate lovemaking and urgent longings, love letters and poems are include... View More...