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In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows

Author: Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
Series: Vintage Classics Ser.
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An essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist, this book explores architecture, jade, food, and even toilets, combining an acute sense of the use of space in buildings. The book also includes descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
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An intimate reflection on Japanese art and architecture from one of the country's greatest novelists.
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General Fields

  • : 9780099283577
  • : Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : February 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
  • : Paperback
  • : 80