De Tijdgeest

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De Tijdgeest ("The spirit of time") is a Dutch comedy in three acts by Melt J. Brink (1842-1925).

The original text

Written for performance by the Rederijkers in 1875, the play was inspired by a poem by W.J. van Zegelen.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1875 Performed by Aurora II in the Athenaeum Hall, Cape Town on 25 April, with Arthur de Beaumont, of De Franctireur van Neufville (Van der Stempel).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 459, 470

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