De Kater, of De Verdronken Minnaar

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De Kater, of De Verdronken Minnaar ("the hangover, or the drowned lover") is a Dutch comedy in two acts by L. van Hogezand (fl 1870s).

The original text

Referred to as a "character sketch", it was written for the Rederijkers by the Kimberly based author and was probably first performed there by the Diggers' Aurora, since Hoogezand was the Kimberley association's Vice President. .

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1872: Performed in Dutch by Aurora II in the Oddfellows' Hall on 5 November, 1872, with Een Bloedgetuie (Schuitemaker)


Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember) [1]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 460, 467

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