Venus

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Dramatists Play Service Inc, 1998 - Drama - 168 pages
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THE STORY: In 1810, The Venus Hottentot (as she is dubbed)--a young black woman with an enormous posterior--is lured away from her menial job in South Africa to tour the world and make lots of money. Once in England, however, she is sold to a freak s
 

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This is by far one of Parks greatest plays. This powerful story of someones true life is colorfully written and and beautifully mixes poetry with fact and fiction. Read full review

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I liked this playscript better than most, although it became repititious after a while. I would like to see the play produced. Read full review

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Section 1
9
Section 2
51
Section 3
167
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Suzan-Lori Parks
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