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제목 흑인 여성의 육체에 내재한 식민주의적 억압과 착취: 수잔 로리 팍스의 󰡔비너스󰡕
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This study examines the colonial suppression and exploitation of a black womans body in Suzan-Lori Parkss Venus. Venuss body is an object for the amused white spectators gaze, anatomical dissection, and medical research. Through the public exhibition and exploitation of her body, she is colonized and grows accustomed to the power. She did not have any right to own her body, which belonged to Mother-Showman and later Doctor Baron, who intended to examine her body after her death. Her race and distinctive feature with big buttock made people consider her a kind of animal or inferior species. And the report from Barons anatomy gives the audience the proof for it. She was not free in life or in death, being exhibited naked in Europe without her consent. She was ceaselessly otherized and colonized by the white male. Her body is represented as a symbol of sacrifice from nineteenth-century colonial power. Parks highlighted these colonial traces in the past and rewrote the hidden history for the black women.

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