Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: geisha x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The japanese culture, copyright infringement, defamation, and sex trafficking: A Study of The Fictional Life of a Geisha

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha captures the duality of the geisha who is both revered as an artist and reviled as a sex slave. At its worst, the geisha tradition involves force, fraud, ... More


Ethnic Supplementarity and the Ornamental Text: Asian American and Asian Australian Diasporic Literary Production

Olivia Khoo

in The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how diasporic Chinese femininity, as translated through cross-over films, can also be produced through mimetic forms of reading and writing. It also examines how ethnicity is ... More


Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

A leader of a global superpower is betrayed by his mistress, who makes public the sordid details of their secret affair. His wife stands by as he denies the charges. Debates over definitions of moral ... More


The Authorities’ Perspective

Vũ Trọng Phụng

in Luc Xì: Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834678
eISBN:
9780824871642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834678.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the prostitution problem in the authorities' perspective, those who have had the responsibility of protecting the races—both French and Vietnamese. The authorities have ... More


Introduction

in Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

In 1989, a scandal befalls the leader of a world power. Apologies, public backlash, debates over moral leadership, and outrage in the legislature all played their roles in the drama. How very ... More


View: