APPEIIDIX
The Hottentot Venus, or Hatred ofFrenchwomen
Vaudeville in One Act by Thiaulon, Dartois, and Brasier
Presentedfor the first time at the Theater ofVaudeville,
November Z9, z8Z4*
"I would haye helieyed, such
is
your heauty,
That your fatherland was France"
CHARACTERS
The Baron
The Baroness
Adolph, their nephew
Amelia, their niece
The Chevalier d'Ericourt
Amelia's Parisian suitor
Fanchette, the Baroness's attachee
The Governess
Villagers
ACTORS
Mr. Hipolite
Ms. Bodin
Mr. Isambert
Ms. Riviere
Mr. Seveste
Ms. Betzi
Mrs. Lenoble
The theatrical setting consists ofapark entrance at the side ofthe chateau and
a small pavilion to the right where the actors enter
hy
going up a few steps.
The scene is set three leagues from Paris.
*Publisher
Chez Martinet, rue du Coq St. Honore, Paris,
1814.
In Bibliotheque
Nationale de France, Department of Printed Matter/Microfilm, call number:
8
Yth 18862. The idea for this play was taken from Vade's La Canadienne. All
translations are mine.
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