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Venus: A Play
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Publisher Theatre Communications Group
Publication date September 1, 1997
Pages 165
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781559361354
ISBN-10 1559361352
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 9 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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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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9781559361354 | details & prices | 165 pages | 5.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.95
About: 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.

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