In praise of shadows
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New Haven, Conn. : Leete's Island Books, ©1977.
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48 pages ; 22 cm.
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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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9780918172020, 0918172020

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Translation of Inʼei raisan.
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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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APA Citation (style guide)

Tanizaki, J. (1977). In praise of shadows. New Haven, Conn.: Leete's Island Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō, 1886-1965. 1977. In Praise of Shadows. New Haven, Conn.: Leete's Island Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō, 1886-1965, In Praise of Shadows. New Haven, Conn.: Leete's Island Books, 1977.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tanizaki, Jun'ichirō. In Praise of Shadows. New Haven, Conn.: Leete's Island Books, 1977. Print.

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