In Praise of Shadows

Author(s): Jun'ichiro Tanizaki; Thomas J. Harper (Translator); Edward G. Seidensticker (Translator); Charles Moore (Foreword by)

Essays

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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Junichiro Tanizaki was a major writer of modern Japanese literature who wrote numerous books, including "The Makioka Sisters "and "Naomi: A Novel."

General Fields

  • : 9780918172020
  • : Leete's Island Books,U.S.
  • : Leete's Island Books,U.S.
  • : December 1977
  • : 215mm X 140mm X 6mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jun'ichiro Tanizaki; Thomas J. Harper (Translator); Edward G. Seidensticker (Translator); Charles Moore (Foreword by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 895.6/4/4
  • : 56