Vergeltung

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Vergeltung ("Retribution") is a German tragedy in five acts by Johann Friedrich Kind (1768-1843)[1].

The original text

Published in Volume 3 of Neueste deutsche Schaubühne, 1806

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as De Regtvaardige Vergelding ("The just retribution") and styled "een tafereel naar het leven", the Dutch text was published in the collection Gezellig Onderhoud voor den Beschaafden Stand by A. Klootz, Gravenhage, 1833.

Performance history in South Africa

1875: Performed as De Regtvaardige Vergelding in the Athenaeum Hall, Cape Town on 22 October by the Rederijkerskamer Aurora II, with De Hoogste Wensch (De Regt).

Sources

Facsimile version of the original German text, Google E-book[2]

Review in De Recensent, ook der recensenten, Volume 21; Volume 27, by Johannes Van Der Hey, 1834[3]

http://www.zeno.org/Literatur/M/Kind,+Johann+Friedrich/Biographie

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Friedrich_Kind

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

Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember)[4]

J.W. Stassen. 1957. Toneel en kultuur. Die ontwikkelingsgeskiedenis van die Hollandse en Afrikaanse toneel en drama in Suid-Afrika. Universiteit van die Oranje-Vrystaat.

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