The scene of Harlem cabaret : race, sexuality, performance

Vogel, Shane
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  • Creator Shane Vogel
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 257 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226862514, 0226862518, 9780226862521, 0226862526
  • OCLC ocn231947544

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
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