De Dwalende Robbert
The original text
According to F.C.L. Bosman (1928: p.290) this was "een heldezang" (a "heroic song") in theatrical dress, a satire on De Lima's rival C.E. Boniface, presenting his as wandering, half demented, on Table Mountain, possibly in the costume of "Robert from Robert, of De Struikroovers.
The work was listed in an advert in the South African Chronicle of 15 June 1825 as one of a series to be published by subscription.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
No mention is made of a performance.
Go to ESAT Bibliography
Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays
Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays
Return to PLAYS III: Collections
Return to South African Festivals and Competitions
Return to The ESAT Entries
Return to Main Page