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Es from Norman Mailer and Amiri Baraka to Susan Sontag as well as performers ranging from Dave Brubeck to Maya Angelou Baraka to Susan Sontag as well as performers ranging from Dave Brubeck to Maya Angelou Lenny Bruce The Rebel Café profiles hot spots such as the Village Vanguard the hungry i the Black Cat Cafe and the White Tavern Ultimately the book provides a eeper view of 1950s America not simply as the black and white to the Technicolor flamboyance of the sixties the black and white precursor to the Technicolor flamboyance of the sixties as a rich period of artistic expression and identity formation that blended cultural production and politics. The Rebel CaféThe art and antics of rebellious figures in 1950s american nightlife from the figures in 1950s American nightlife from the Generation to eccentric jazz musicians and comedians have long fascinated fans and scholars alike In The Rebel Café Stephen R Duncan flips the frame focusing on the New York and and scholars alike In The Rebel Café Stephen R Duncan flips the frame focusing on the New York and Francisco bars nightclubs and coffeehouses from which these cultural icons emerged Duncan shows that the sexy smoky sites of bohemian Greenwich Village and North Beach offered not just entertainment but oorways to a new sociopolitical consciousnessThis. Book is a collective biography of THE PLACES THAT HARBORED BEATNIKS BLABBERMOUTHS places that harbored beatniks blabbermouths playboys and who altered the shape of postwar liberal politics and culture Throughout this Duncan argues nightspots were crucial *ALBEIT INFORMAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE AMERICAN *informal institutions of the American public sphere Amid the Red Scare's repressive politics the urban underground of New York and San Francisco acted as both a fallout shelter for left wingers and a laboratory for social experimentationTouching on literary figur. ,