Date of Award
Thesis: Open Access
While prostitution in Japan is widely studied, there are seldom specific examinations of males in these roles. This paper uses primary sources and secondary sources to study men as purchasable commodities, and how these roles have shaped the fictional world as well as the real world in Japan.
Digital USD Citation
Edwards, Meradeth Lin, "Professional Heartbreakers: Male Entertainers and the Divide Between Popular Culture and History in Japan" (2018). Theses. 31.