The original text
First performed in Paris at the Théâtre du Gymnase Dramatique on 22 February, 1832.
Published in the collection entitled Théâtre complet d’Eugène Scribe Volume 12 (p. 266-362), as edited by Aimé André in 1835.
Translations and adaptations
The English text published in London by William Strange in 1835 and as No 834 of Dick's Standard Plays in [183-?] and in New York by O.A. Roorbach [186-?]
Performance history in South Africa
The play is best known in South Africa in Buckstone's English version.
Facsimile version of the William Strange text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
Facsimile version of the Dick's text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
Facsimile version of the Roorbach's text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
The Online Books Page, Books by John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879)
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