Zélie, ou L'ingénue
Also known simply as Zélie.
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Translated and adapted into English as The Child of Nature by Mrs Inchbald (1753-1821) , originally as a drama in four acts, performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden and published in London by G.G.J. and J. Robinson in 1788. Later published in two acts by T. Dolby, London, in 1825, to coincide with another production in Theatre Royal, Covent Garden.
South African productions
Patricia Clancy. 1993. "Mme de Genlis, Elizabeth Inchbald and The Child of Nature", Australian Journal of French Studies Volume 30 Issue 3: pp. 324–340.
Schauffer, Dennis 1978. The Establishment of a Theatrical Tradition in Pietermaritzburg, Prior to the Opening of the First Civilian Playhouse. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal.
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