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    Japanese Culture
    Rights sold: Korean, Simplified Chinese (English excluded)
    Published January 2018
    Data fee: EUR 550-
    Words: 31,200 in Japanese (approx.)
    Size:160*128mm / Pages:256 (Full Color)
    Series: two available
    PDF sample: upon request
    Reading direction: able to change upon request

    Selling Points
    - A must-read essay internationally regarded as an essential study of Japanese aesthetics.
    - Influenced Architect Tadao Ando, artist Shinro Ohtake and Japanese literary scholar Robert Campbell.

    Description
    With photographs arranged alongside Tanizaki’s text, the aesthetic worldview of the essay
    comes vividly to life while reading this highly visual book. Acclaimed as a “Master of Sense”
    for his ability to capture elusive, abstract subjects in his photographs, Okawa has captured
    scenes that manifest the beauty hidden in the shadows: beautiful photographs of Kyoto and
    natural landscapes around Japan that have won him many fans among Japanese people.

    Author
    Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (1886-1965) is a Japanese novelist. Translated into for the general reader
    in the US in 1955, In Praise of Shadows became renowned not only in Japan but also in the
    English-speaking world. Following the essay’s subsequent translation into French, it also
    had a major influence on the French intellectuals Jean Daniel and Michel Foucault.

    Photographer
    Okawa Yasuhiro (1944-) is a photographer who was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan whose
    work has appeared in many well-known magazines such as Fujin Gahō, Utsukushii Kimono,
    Waraku and others. He is a member of the Japan Advertising Photographers’ Association.
    • Size:160×128mm
    • Pages:256Pages(Full Color)
    • Binding:Softbound
    • Publisher:PIE International
    • Language:Japanese
    • ISBN:978-4-7562-5012-4 C0070
    • Author:Junichiro Tanizaki
    • Photo by Yasuhiro Okawa

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