Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Black Venus, 2010 : they called her "Hottentot" / edited by Deborah Willis ; with research assistance by Carla Williams
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple University Press, 2010
Online access available from:
Project Muse eBooks    View Resource Record  
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (viii, 238 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgments; Prologue: The Venus Hottentot (1825) by Elizabeth Alexander; Introduction: The Notion of Venus by Deborah Willis; Part I: Sarah Baartman in Context; 1. The Hottentot and the Prostitute: Toward an Inconography of Female Sexuality by Sander Gilman; 2. Another Means of Understanding the Gaze: Sarah Bartmann in the Development of Nineteenth-Century French National Identity by Robin Mitchell; 3. Which Bodies Matter?: Feminism, Post-Structuralism, Race, and the Curious Theoretical Odyssey of the "Hottentot Venus" by Zine Magubane
Summary Analyzing contemporaneous and contemporary works that re-imagine the "Hottentot Venus."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-222) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Baartman, Sarah.
Arts, Modern.
Form Electronic book
Author Willis, Deborah, 1948-
ISBN 1439902046 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439902054 (paperback: alk. paper)
1439902062 electronic bk
9781439902042 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439902059 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781439902066 electronic bk