Venus - Acting Edition
- Author:Suzan-Lori Parks
- Brand:Brand: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
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- Sales Rank:78,977
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
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- Dimensions (in):0.5 x 5.3 x 7.5
- Publication Date:October 1, 1998
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Suzan-Lori Parks continues her examination of black people in history and stage through the life of the so-called "Hottentot Venus," an African woman displayed semi-nude throughout Europe due to her extraordinary physiognomy; in particular, her enormous buttocks. She was befriended, bought and bedded by a doctor who advanced his scientific career through his anatomical measurements of her after her premature death.
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