Le Désespoir de Jocrisse
The original text
The original French play was first performed in Paris at the Théâtre Montansier, on 22 November 1792. Published by Cailleau, Paris in 1793.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1815: The Dutch version performed in Cape Town on 26 September as De Wanhoop van Jocrisse by Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense, followed by Eerzucht en Behoefte, of De Huwelyksscheiding uit Liefde (von Kotzebue/Patrat; tr Kup).
Facsimile version of the 1793 edition of the French play, Gallica
Facsimile version of the 1781 edition of the French play, the Marandet Collection, Warwick Digital Collections
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