—The recent trend on gender studies discusses the
‘metrosexual’ man as a new type of men in this decade. These
categorized men are perceived as not being masculine. This
article, however, illustrates that male bodies and beauty have
been related since the olden days. In Thai classical literature,
the warrior heroes behave like metrosexual men, as they are
concerned about their bodies and beauty whilst being the role
models of masculinity. Therefore, a metrosexual man is not a
‘new type’ of men, as he existed many centuries ago in Thai
—Men’s bodies, metrosexual, thai literature.
The authors are with the Department of Thai, Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen, Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:Orathai Piayura, "Metrosexual Men in Thai Classical Literature," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 218-221, 2013.