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In Praise of Shadows By Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

In Praise of Shadows
by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

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An essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist. The text ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
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In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

An essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist. The text ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure. The author also wrote "Some Prefer Nettle". "Arrowroot", "A Portrait of Shunkin", "The Tale of Genji", "The Makioka Sisters", "The Key" and "Diary of a Mad Old Man".

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GOR002811399
In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1991-06-06
69
0224028987
9780224028981
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