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Author Wilson, James F

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

Publ Info Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PS338.N4 W555 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS338.N4 W555 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Triangulations: lesbian/gay/queer theater/drama/performance
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "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 -- "You've seen Harlem at its best"
LC subject American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
African Americans in the performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Harlem Renaissance
African Americans in literature
Race in literature
Sex in the theater
ISBN 9780472117253 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472117254 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472026968 (ebk.)
0472026968 (ebk.)