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Translations and adaptations
According to Edward Fitzball (1792–1873), his play, The Floating Beacon, or The Norwegian Wreckers (a nautical melodrama in two acts), was apparently influenced by an English summary he had read of a play called The Light Tower(Burwick, 2015: pp. 220-221). Fitzball's play first performed in the Surrey Theatre, London, on 19 April 1824 and published the same year.
South African productions
(See also performances of The Floating Beacon, or The Norwegian Wreckers)
Facsimile version of the original German published text of 1821, Google E-book
North Lincoln Sphinx Vol 1, No 14. December 10th 1862.
Frederick Burwick. 2015. British Drama of the Industrial Revolution. Cambridge University Press
Larry Stephen Clifton. 1993. The Terrible Fitzball: The Melodramatist of the Macabre. Popular Press
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