Der Indienfahrer

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Der Indienfahrer is a German play in four acts by Christlieb Georg Heinrich Arresto (pseudonym: Christlieb Georg Heinrich Burchardi: 1768-1817)[1]

The original text

Published in Hamburg by Campe in 1803.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as De Oost-Indien-vaarer by Jan Willem Jacobus Steenbergen van Goor and published by H. Moolenijzer, Amsterdam in 1804.

Also found as De Oost-Indien Varer (Bosman, 1928: p 280)

Performance history in South Africa

1824: Performed in Dutch as De Oost-Indien Varer by Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense in the African Theatre, Cape Town on 18 September June, with De Verstrooiden (Von Kotzebue).


Facsimile version of the 1810 edition of the German text (Google E-Book)[2]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 280

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