Woman in the Crested Kimono: The Life of Shibue IO and Her Family Drawn from Mori Ogai's Shibue Chusai

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"The life of Shibue Io and her family, a kind of Japanese Buddenbrooks, may be unknown in the West, but her rich and engaging story marks the intersection of a remarkable woman with a fascinating time in history."--Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha "It stands clichEs about traditional Japan on their heads. . . .Together with the people she knew, Io lives on in this literary album of old family pictures. It is well worth looking at."--Ian Buruma, New York Times Book Review "A most engaging book. Seeing ...

Woman in the Crested Kimono: The Life of Shibue IO and Her Family Drawn from Mori Ogai's Shibue Chusai 1998, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300046182

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