Modern girls, shining stars, the skies of Tokyo : 5 Japanese women (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Modern girls, shining stars, the skies of Tokyo : 5 Japanese women

Author: Phyllis Birnbaum
Publisher: New York, USA : Columbia University Press : John Wiley and Sons Ltd (UK), 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stunning biographical portraits explore the lives of five women--two actresses, two writers, and a painter--who did their best to stand up and cause more trouble than was considered proper in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Birnbaum
ISBN: 0231113560 9780231113564
OCLC Number: 462289614
Description: 255 s., tav. : (illustrations ; 197 x 146 mm) ; paperback ; 480gm
Contents: 1. Slamming the Door, Scaring the Neighbors 2. He Stole Her Sky 3. Shining Stars, Lonely Nights 4. Modern Girl 5. The Odor of Pickled Radishes
Responsibility: Phyllis Birnbaum

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A book that sets out to disturb the cliched image of Japanese womanhood as largely passive and decorative and succeeds brilliantly. -- Colin Donald Daily Yomiuri Modern Girls, Shining Stars, The Read more...

 
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