Die Lewe is 'n Speeltoneel

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Die Lewe is 'n Speeltoneel ("Life is a performance") is a collection of Afrikaans plays published by the Afrikaanse Persboekhandel.

The collection

Published by Afrikaanse Persboekhandel in 1952, the title reflecting something of the sense of Shakespeare's "All the world's a stage".

The volume contains

Die Wildsboudjie by Fritz Steyn

Rooibruin Blare by H.A. Fagan

Om Lettie se Ontwil by P.W.S. Schumann

Translations and adaptations

In a later incarnation of the collection, Die Wildsboudjie was left out, and the text adapted and expanded with more plays to be renamed Rooibruin Blare en Ander Eenakters. It was edited by Abel Coetzee by published by the Afrikaanse Persboekhandel in 1968.


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