In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows

Description

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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Details

Author(s)
Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
Format
Paperback | 56 pages
Dimensions
139 x 215 x 9mm | 226g
Publication date
01 Jan 1980
Publisher
Leete's Island Books,U.S.
Publication City/Country
Bramford, CT, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0918172020
ISBN13
9780918172020
Bestsellers rank
66,602