Arthur, ou Seize Ans Après

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Arthur, ou Seize Ans Après is a drame-vaudeville in two acts by Charles Dupeuty (1798–1865)[1], Louis-Marie Fontan (1801–1839)[2], and Gustave Robillard d'Avrigny (1808-1859)[3].

The original text

First performed in Paris at the Théâtre National du Vaudeville, on 12 April, 1838, and published the same year.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as Arthur, of Zestien Jaren Later by J.H. Burlage and published in Amsterdam in 1838.

Performance history in South Africa

1878: Performed as Arthur, of Zestien Jaren Later by Aurora II on 14 May in the Athenaeum Hall, with Een Huwelijksadvertentie, of De Geplaagde Schoolmeester (Broekhoff).


Full transcribed text of the French original, The Internet Archive[4]

Facsimile version of the French text, Google E-book[5]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.472

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