Die Jammer Hart

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Die Jammer Hart ("The sorrowing heart") is a one-act play by W.A. de Klerk (1917-1996).

The original text

A play about a woman who kills her sick child and then confesses.

Published in the collection Drie Vroue (“Three women”), also containing Die Volmaakte Huwelik and Ontvlugting in 1945. Also published in Bo Die Kranse en ander Eenbedrywe by Tafelberg; in Vyfling by Nasboek; in Skerm en Masker by Van Schaik and in Spel en Spelers by Van Schaik.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa


Digital copy of the text, AKDA[1]]

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