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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.

About the Author

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

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ISBN:
9780918172020
Translator:
Seidensticker, Edward G.
Designed:
Moore, Charles
Translator:
Seidensticker, Edward G.
Author:
Tanizaki, Jun'ichiro
Author:
Moore, Charles
Publisher:
Leetes Island Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Aesthetics, japanese
Subject:
Philosophy-Aesthetics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19771231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 in 0.50 lb

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