Le Baron de Felsheim à la Bataille de Friedberg

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Le Baron de Felsheim à la Bataille de Friedberg is a French drama in 3 acts by Alexandre Bernos (1771-1864)[1].

The original text

Based on the novel Les Barons de Felsheim (1798) by Pigault-Lebrun (Charles-Antoine-Guillaume Pigault de l'Épinoy) and first performed in Paris in the Théâtre de Ambigu-Comique[2] on 16 February. Published in Paris by Barba in 1811.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as De Baron van Felsheim, of De Slag bij Friedberg by an unknown translator, and published in Rotterdam by J. Hendriksen (no date).

Also found as De Baron van Felsheim, of De Slag by Friedberg or by its shorter title as De Baron van Felsheim.

Performance history in South Africa

1847: Performed in Dutch as De Baron van Felsheim, of De Slag by Friedberg by the combined company, Het Privaat Hollandsch Tooneellievend Gezelschap playing under the combined motto Tot Nut en Vermaak en Door Yver Vruchtbaar, in the Hope Street Theatre, Cape Town on 2 November, with as afterpiece Uilenspiegel (Von Kotzebue).

1878: Performed in Dutch as De Baron van Felsheim, of De Slag bij Friedberg by the Rederijkerskamer Aurora II, Cape Town, on 28 August, with Een Kapitale Erfenis, of De Corsicaanse Bloedwraak (Anon.)

Sources

http://data.bnf.fr/documents-by-rdt/13007621/70/page1

Facsimile of the original French play, Google eBook[3]

http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n89615621/

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: pp. 451

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 472

Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember)[5]



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