In praise of shadows

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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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Grouping Title in praise of shadows
Grouping Author tanizaki junichirō
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display_description Widely considered to be a classic, this essay on Japanese aesthetics by a major author ranges from the patina of lacquerware and the custom of moon-viewing to monastery toilets and the lighting in a brothel, while contrasting the Japanese sense of subtlety and nuance with Western imports such as electric lighting.
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subject_facet Aesthetics, Japanese, Japan -- Civilization
title_display In praise of shadows
title_full In praise of shadows / Junʼichirō Tanizaki ; foreword by Charles Moore ; afterword by Thomas J. Harper ; translated by Thomas J. Harper and Edward G. Seidensticker
title_short In praise of shadows
topic_facet Aesthetics, Japanese, Civilization