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The scene of Harlem cabaret : race, sexuality, performance

Author
Vogel, Shane.
Title
The scene of Harlem cabaret : race, sexuality, performance / Shane Vogel.
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Description
xiii, 257 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-243) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Against uplift : performance, literature, and the queer Harlem Renaissance
  • American cabaret performance and the production of intimacy
  • The scene of Harlem cabaret : 1926 and after
  • Closing time : Langston Hughes and the queer poetics of Harlem nightlife
  • Rereading Du Bois reading McKay : uplift sociology and the problem of amusement
  • Lena Horne's impersona
  • Afterword: Irrealizing the queer Harlem Renaissance.
Kinsey subjects
Art--United States--New York--20th century.
Afroamericans--New York.
Afroamericans and homosexuality.
Theater--United States--New York.
Attitudes on homosexuality.
ISBN
9780226862514 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226862518 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226862521 (paper : alk. paper)
0226862526 (paper : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
532.35 V64 s3 2009
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute