Japanese erotic art and the life of the courtesan by Richard Illing Download PDF EPUB FB2
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Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art Edited by Timothy Clark C. Andrew Gerstle Aki Ishigami Akiko Yano Contents Director’s Foreword 6 The Censorship of Shunga in the Modern Era Sponsor’s Foreword 8 I shiga m i A ki List of Lenders 10 Shunga Studies in the Sho-wa Era (–89) Contributing Authors 11 Shiraku ra Y o shihik o Acknowledgements 12 4.
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