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Montigny is a tragedy by H.H. Klijn (1773-1856)[1].

The original text

A five act tragedy about the French nobleman, Floris van Montmorency, Baron of Montigny. Published in Amsterdam in 1821.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1866: Acts one and five acted by members of the new rederijkerskamer named Aurora II in Cape Town on 15 November, as part of their very first public performances.


Louis B. Petit. 1887. Catalogus Der Bibliotheek Van de Maatschappij Der Nederlandsche Letterkunde Te Leiden. (Part 2). Brill Archive[2]

Ludwig Wilhelm Berthold Binge. 1969. Ontwikkeling van die Afrikaanse toneel (1832-1950). Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.10, 12

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 462.

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