Vildanden is a play in five acts by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) .
The original text
Published in Copenhagen by Gyldendal, 1884. The play was firt performed on 9 January 1885 at Den Nationale Scene, Bergen, Norway.
Translations and adaptations
Translated from the Norwegian into Dutch entitled De Wilde Eend by J. Clant van der Mijll-Piepers. Published by in Amsterdam by Meulenhoff, 1916.
Translated from the Norwegian into English by James Walter McFarlane entitled The Wild Duck. Published by Oxford University Press, 1960.
Translated from the Norwegian into English by Michael Meyer entitled The Wild Duck. Published by Hart-Davis, 1962.
Translated into Afrikaans by Cor Nortjé entitled Die Wilde-eend.
press clipping from The Argus of
Performance history in South Africa
1948: The Wild Duck was presented by the University of Cape Town’s Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in September, directed by Rosalie van der Gucht. It is not clear which translation was used.
Inskip, 1972. p.135.
Press clipping from The Argus of 15 August 1979 held by NELM: [Collection: SIEFF, Percy]: 2013. 25. 13. 1.
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