IIiDEX
Abandonment-neurotic, 53
Abatino, Giuseppe,
I I I
Abelard, Peter: on black female
bodies,
I, I I;
letter to HelOise, I
Abjection, 12
Absolute truth, 6
Africa: invention of, 7; as primi-
tive, 26, 37, 57; sexual mys-
teries of, 34
African Americans, 105, 106
Africanism, 6, 10, 80, 103, 105
Africanist-Orient, 113, 117
Agency, 15
Age of Enlightenment,
I I
Alexander, Elizabeth, 16
Allegret, Marc, 5
Alterity, 6, 22, 46, 49
American imperialism, 123
American literature, 6
Antiquity, 25
Arab, 113, 117
Archimbaut-Dufays, Caroline,
63
ArlettY,9
Aussey, Germaine, III
Baker, Josephine, 4, 7, 9, 10, 12,
15, I05-I8;appearances:in
Fausse Alerte, 4; La Folie du
jour, 4; Princesse Tam Tam, 4,
5, 14, 111-18; La Reyue negre,
1°5;
La Reyue des revues, 4,
III;
La Sirene des Tropiques, 4,
III;
Zou Zou, 4, 5
Balzac, Honore de, 12, 13, 41,
42
-5
1,
44, 48, 60; La Fille aux
yeux d'or, 13,42-52, 60
Barrow, John, 28
Barthes, Roland, 34, 57
Bartmann, Sarah ("The Hotten-
tot Venus"), 2, 3, 5, 10, II, 12,
14,
32,
33, 35, 37, 65, 67, 106;
Cuvier's writing on Bartmann,
16-31; primitive savage in
popular cultural imagination,
34, 37, 40; as simianlike, 24
Bartmannmania, 34, 67
Baudelaire, 2, 12, 46, 6
I,
62-7°,
71, 92
;
La Belle Dorothee,
12,
13, 62-7°, 71, 92; Curiousite
esthetiques, 46; Les Fleurs
du mal, 12, 62; Petit poemes
en prose, 63, 64; Venus noire
cycle, 62
Being: and the black female, 10,
69,93
Black blood, 8, 60, 61, 77, 83, 84,
102
Black females/women: as bes-
tial, 24; as conflated with the
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