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Overview of In Praise of Shadows by Jun’ichiro Tanizaki

In Praise of Shadows

In Jun’ichiro Tanizaki’s insightful essay, “In Praise of Shadows,” he explores the concept of aesthetics in traditional Japanese culture. As an esteemed Japanese novelist, Tanizaki delves into the intricate beauty found in the subtle duality of light and darkness. Through his profound observations, he highlights the significance of shadows, the delicate balance between light and …