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Autobiography of a Geisha

Autobiography of a Geisha

by Sayo Masuda

Editeur : Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231129510
Broché: 216
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Taille du fichier: 6 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-06-01
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The glamorous world of big-city geisha is familiar to many readers, but little has been written of the life of hardship and pain led by the hot-springs-resort geisha. Indentured to geisha houses by families in desperate poverty, deprived of freedom and identity, these young women lived in a world of sex for sale, unadorned by the trappings of wealth and celebrity. Sayo Masuda has written the first full-length autobiography of a former hot-springs-resort geisha. Masuda was sent to work as a nursemaid at the age of six and then was sold to a geisha house at the age of twelve. In keeping with tradition, she first worked as a servant while training in...