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Re: Geisha

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  • autumnriver
    ... Dalby mentions that in her book--she also mentions that those geisha were male. --Ki no Kotori
    Message 1 of 57 , Jul 6, 2009
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      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...> wrote:
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      > Noble Cousins!
      >
      > Greetings from Solveig! Apparently, geisha referring to traveling
      > entertainers first appears in a work by Saikaku (1642-1693).

      Dalby mentions that in her book--she also mentions that those geisha were male.

      --Ki no Kotori
    • wodeford
      Of possible interest is the film Life of Oharu (Saikaku ichidai onna). It unfortunately is not currently available on DVD, but you may be able to rent the
      Message 57 of 57 , Jul 13, 2009
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        Of possible interest is the film "Life of Oharu (Saikaku ichidai onna)." It unfortunately is not currently available on DVD, but you may be able to rent the VHS version.

        http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045112/

        If you aren't weeping copiously into your sleeves over this one you have no soul.

        Saionji no Hanae
        West Kingdom
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