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In Praise of Shadows

(1977)
A non fiction book by

 
 
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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Paperback Editions

November 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Praise of Shadows: Vintage Design Edition
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
ISBN: 1-78487-557-0 / 978-1-78487-557-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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May 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Praise of Shadows (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
ISBN: 0-09-928357-3 / 978-0-09-928357-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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June 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
ISBN: 0-224-02898-7 / 978-0-224-02898-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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December 1977 : USA Paperback
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
ISBN: 0-918172-02-0 / 978-0-918172-02-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Leete's Island Books
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Audio Editions

December 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichir Tanizaki
ISBN: 1-78198-136-1 / 978-1-78198-136-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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Kindle Editions

November 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: In Praise of Shadows (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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July 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In Praise of Shadows
Author(s): Junichiro Tanizaki
Publisher: Leete's Island Books
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