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Anti-naturalism: illuminating the spectacle. "The bust of the beautiful young Salaino" / Murayama Kaita ; "A shop that sells stars" / Inagaki Taruho ; "Shoes fit for a poet" / Osaki Midori ; Page of madness / Kawabata Yasunari ; Streets of fiendish ghosts / Itô Sei
Cosmopolitarism and popularization: foreign settings, exotic personae, and the bilingual gloss. A tale of trouble from the Bar Roulette / Tchibana Sotoo ; "The Japan-Germany track competition" / Abe Tomoji ; "A negro in cinema" / Abe Tomoji ; "The two-sen copper coin" / Edogawa Ranpo ; "The Shanghaied man" / Tani Jōji ; "Love after death" / Yumeno Kyūsaku
Modanizumu as the multiple self: dopplegängers, alter egos, and nonessentialism. "The lemon" / Kajii Motojirō ; "The ascension of K" / Kajii Motojirō ; "Feelings atop a cliff" / Kajii Motojirō ; "The story of R-chan and S" / Inagaki Taruho ; "The man traveling with the brocade portrait" / Edogawa Ranpo
Modanizumu in politics: diving into actionism. "The caterpillar" / Edogawa Ranpo ; "The censor" / Tanizaki Jun'ichirō ; "Colorful Shinjuku" / Yoshiyuki Eisuke ; "The love of Kishimo" / Okamoto Kanoko ; "Japan's three-penny opera" / Takeda Rintarō ; "Kamagasaki" / Takeda Rintarō ; Diving / Funahashi Seiichi ; "The town of cats" / Hagiwara Sakutarō ; "Mars' song" / Ishikawa Jun.
Modanizumu introduces faces altogether new or relatively unknown: Abe Tomoji, Kajii Motojiro, Murayama Kaita, Osaki Midori, Tachibana Sotoo, Takeda Rintaro, Tani Joji, Yoshiyuki Eisuke, and Yumeno Kyusaku. It also revisits such luminaries as Kawabata, Tanizaki, and the detective novelist Edogawa Ranpo. Key works that it culls from the modernist repertoire include Funabashi Seiichi's ""Diving"", Hagiwara Sukataro's ""Town of Cats, "" Ito Sei's ""Streets of Fiendish Ghosts"", and Kawabata's film scenario ""Page of Madness"". (source: Nielsen Book Data)