Sabine Frühstück’s New Book Published: “Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan”

Congratulations to Professor Sabine Frühstück for publishing her new book, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan, Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan describes the ever-changing manifestations of sexes, genders, and sexualities in Japanese society from the 1860s to the present day. Analysing a wide range of texts, images and data, Sabine Frühstück considers the experiences of females, males and the evolving spectrum of boundary-crossing individuals and identities in Japan.

To learn more about the book, please read this wonderful blog post by Professor Frühstück by clicking HERE.

Reviews & Endorsements

“Encompassing the full sweep of modern history, and drawing upon the tools of multiple disciplines, this broad ranging and deeply insightful book is essential reading for anyone interested in what Japan has to teach us about the ways in which questions of sex, gender, and sexuality define our world and its possibilities.”  ~~ Daniel Botsman, Yale University

“Frühstück’s keen historiographic eye along with her deep knowledge of literature and visual culture combine to make this book a must-read for anyone interested in the broader landscape of gender and sexuality in Japan. It is truly a tour de force.”  ~~ Glenda Roberts, Waseda University