Jun’ichirō Tanizaki: In Praise of Shadows

In Praise of Shadows
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Okay, today’s post is on our other blog – Moonshake Books. We’re embracing all this Eastern mysticism, Buddhism, tea, shadows, and mindfulness. Why? As it’s important. Thusly, why not head over there to read about Tanizaki’s essay In Praise of Shadows? Go for it.

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Last time out in Kakuzo Okakura’s magnificent the Book of Tea, I had a look at how the beverage has influenced the world over thousands of years. This time, I’m reviewing Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s (1886 – 1965) In Praise of Shadows, which is another Japanese essay steeped in Eastern mysticism and other such delights.

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