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The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance

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Harlem’s nightclubs in the 1920s and ’30s were a crucible for testing society’s racial and sexual limits. Normally tacit divisions were there made spectacularly public in the vibrant, but often fraught, relationship between performer and audience. The cabaret scene, Shane Vogel contends, also played a key role in the Harlem Renaissance by offering an alternative to the p

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Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by University Of Chicago Press
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Mar 10, 2011 John rated it it was amazing
Had a class with this prof last year, just now got to read his book. An excellent look at how the Cabaret School of writers and cabarets themselves helped queer identity, sexual and racial, during the Harlem Renaissance. Vogel is a clear writer, the claims are generally well defended. Especially enjoyed the chapters on Hughes and Lena Horne
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