La Bisarrerie de la Fortune, ou Le Jeune Philosophe
La Bisarrerie de la Fortune, ou Le Jeune Philosophe is a French comedy in five acts by Joseph-Marie Loaisel de Tréogate (1752-1812)
In modern editions of the second edition from 1799 it is found as La Bizarrerie de la Fortune, ou Le Jeune Philosophe.
The orginal text
The original French play was first performed in the Theatre du Marais on 16 April 1793. Published in Paris by Cordier in 1793(?) then in a new, improved, edition with a new ending in 1799 by Gobelet.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into Dutch as De Jonge Filosoof, of De Grilligheden van de Fortuin from the second, improved, French edition, by an unknown translator and published in Amsterdam by J. Doll in 1803.
Performance history in South Africa
Facsimile version of the first French edition from 1793, E-book, The Internet Archive
Facsimile version of the second, improved, French edition from 1799,E-book, Bayerische StaatsBibliotek
Facsimile version of the Dutch edition from 1803, Google E-book
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