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THE COURTESAN'S ARTS: CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. Ed. by Martha Feldman and Bonnie Gordon. Oxford University Press, 2006. 424 pp. with 53 ills. and CD-ROM in pocket. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2005-47340 ISBN 0195170296 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-517029-0 Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 119683. An outgrowth of an event held in 2002 at the University of Chicago that included a workshop-style conference and a program of music and dance performances, this volume presents some 20 interdisciplinary essays examining the role of the arts and literature in the development of courtesan cultures in such diverse settings as ancient Greece, Ming dynasty China, Renaissance Italy, Edo and modern Japan, and 20th-century Korea.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), International (Western Style), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 119684
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