Spel van Blank en Swart

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Spel van Blank en Swart ("game of white and black") is a one-act verse drama by D.F. Malherbe (1881-1969).

The original text

A play about the three phases in the evolution of racial friction in the country, a narration in solo and choral speech. A fragment of the play was published in Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, 4(3):55-63, 1954 and the full text was published in Bloemfontein by SACUM-beperk in 1955.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa


Review by Rob Antonissen. 1957. Standpunte. Nuwe reeks 17 en 18, Mei-Desember


DALRO list.

Stellenbosch University Library catalogue

Typed list, E. Reyneke, 1978


J.C. Kannemeyer 1978. Geskiedenis van die Afrikaanse Literatuur I. Pretoria: Academica. (Second edition, 1984[1], pp. 162

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