In Praise of Shadows - Tanzaki
In Praise of Shadows - Tanzaki
In Praise of Shadows - Tanzaki

In Praise of Shadows – Tanzaki

This essay on aesthetics is by one of Japan’s greatest novelists, Tanizaki. First published in 1977, and then first published in translation in 2001 his eye ranges from architecture to food and combines description of the space between buildings in his home country and the effect of candlelight on laquerware. The result is a book about Japanese aesthetics and the collision between the shadows of traditional Japanese interiors and the dazzling and dizzying light of the modern age.

Paperback. 74 pages

Measurements:

12.8cm x 19.7cm x 0.5cm

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In Praise of Shadows – Tanzaki

This essay on aesthetics is by one of Japan’s greatest novelists, Tanizaki. First published in 1977, and then first published in translation in 2001 his eye ranges from architecture to food and combines description of the space between buildings in his home country and the effect of candlelight on laquerware. The result is a book about Japanese aesthetics and the collision between the shadows of traditional Japanese interiors and the dazzling and dizzying light of the modern age.

Paperback. 74 pages

Measurements:

12.8cm x 19.7cm x 0.5cm