I was looking for more verbiage, less picture. Discipline is indispensable, and they need to commit themselves to traditional arts seriously and improve their skills every day. Kerrie D'Ercole rated it really liked it Jun 03, The Good Earth by Pearl S. We gawked as they floated from person to person, rising and sitting with no awkwardness. Jo rated it it was ok May 24,
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Inside the secret world of the Geisha
The bulk of the novel is spent discussing how beautiful, talented, and loved she is. Remember how well that worked out? I can't really blame him. In Kyoto, there's a regimented training system for Geisha. A geisha is a woman highly trained in the arts of music, dance and entertaining.
The Life of a Maiko: An Apprentice Geisha | Japan Info
Recently on Japan Talk. The traditional conventions and values within such a relationship are very intricate and not well understood, even by many Japanese. On One Pacific Island, a U. A popular service in Kyoto these days is to get dressed up as a maiko or geiko. Jess marked it as to-read Apr 12, Their names, by the way, are not those they received at birth.
Feb 13, Juushika rated it really liked it Shelves: You should read this book if - You've read Memoirs of a Geisha, but now want something more. This is definitely not a re-read of Memoirs of a Geisha and stands on its own If you are interested in learning more about geisha, and as known in Kyoto as geiko, I highly recommend giving this book a read. Fukuya raises her glass and leads us in a saucy chant: The next morning a representative of the kenban , or financial affairs office, makes the rounds of the ochaya to collect all the slips from the night before. I thought it was a really good insight in to the Japanese culture, customs and traditions.