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Bulldaggers, pansies, and chocolate babies : performance, race, and sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance / James F. Wilson.

By: Wilson, James FMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2010. Description: 1 online resource (ix, 260 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780472026968; 0472026968Subject(s): Sex in the theater | Race in literature | African Americans in literature | Harlem Renaissance | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life | Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | African Americans in the performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies | DRAMA -- American | African Americans in literature | African Americans in the performing arts | African Americans -- Intellectual life | American drama | American drama -- African American authors | Harlem Renaissance | Intellectual life | Race in literature | Sex in the theater | Theater | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- Harlem | English | Languages & Literatures | American Literature | Harlem Renaissance | Theater -- afroamerikanisches -- Geschichte 20. Jh | Drama -- amerikanisches -- Afroamerikanische Autoren -- Geschichte 20. Jh | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bulldaggers, pansies, and chocolate babies.DDC classification: 812/.5209896073 LOC classification: PS338.N4Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction: "It's getting dark on old Broadway" -- "Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer": parties, performances, and privacy in the "other" Harlem Renaissance(s) -- "Harlem on my mind": New York's black belt on the Great White Way -- "That's the kind of gal I am": drag balls, "sexual perversion, " and David Belasco's Lulu Belle -- "Hottentot potentates": the potent and hot performances of Florence Mills and Ethel Waters -- "In my well of loneliness": Gladys Bentley's Bulldykin' blues -- Conclusion: "you've seen Harlem at its best."
Summary: The gay and lesbian presence in black entertainment in Harlem nightclubs, speakeasies, rent parties, and Broadway stages.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: "It's getting dark on old Broadway" -- "Gimme a pigfoot and a bottle of beer": parties, performances, and privacy in the "other" Harlem Renaissance(s) -- "Harlem on my mind": New York's black belt on the Great White Way -- "That's the kind of gal I am": drag balls, "sexual perversion, " and David Belasco's Lulu Belle -- "Hottentot potentates": the potent and hot performances of Florence Mills and Ethel Waters -- "In my well of loneliness": Gladys Bentley's Bulldykin' blues -- Conclusion: "you've seen Harlem at its best."

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The gay and lesbian presence in black entertainment in Harlem nightclubs, speakeasies, rent parties, and Broadway stages.

English.

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