Sun Goddess More Approachable Than Geisha Girls

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Title

Sun Goddess More Approachable Than Geisha Girls

Description

Montreal, Quebec

Part two of a six part co-series with cartoonist Ed McNally about his three week stay in Japan. Desbarats draws a contrast between temples in Japan and churches in Canada. They are much more informal than churches. He also contrasts the status of women in Japan. The level of respect accorded to women in Japan is lower than in Canada. Although women complain, infidelity is an acceptable, for men, within Japanese marraiges.The place of women in marriage is initially lowly (second to mother-in law) then increases, especially is she has sons. Geishas are the most respected women in Japanese society.

Creator

Peter Desbarats

Publisher

The Montreal Star

Date

Tuesday, April 7, 1964

Format

2 pages with folds

Language

English

Identifier

21_1964_dc_au

Citation

Peter Desbarats, “Sun Goddess More Approachable Than Geisha Girls,” Special Collections, accessed June 2, 2023, https://archive.fims.uwo.ca/specialcollections/items/show/191.