"A Philip E. Lilienthal book in Asian studies"--Jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-343) and index.
Japanese modern times -- Japanese modern within modernity -- Japanese modern sites -- The modern girl as militant (movement on the streets) -- The café waitress sang the blues -- Friends of the movies (from Ero to empire) -- The household becomes modern life -- Asakusa--honky-tonk tempo -- Asakusa eroticism -- Down-and-out grotesquerie -- Modern nonsense.
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