Liefde en Plig

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Liefde en Plig ("Love and Duty") a play in verse by Jan F.E. Celliers.

This was the first play in verse in Afrikaans, written in 1909. Set in the Anglo Boer War, it tells of a young man's conflict between his feelings for his beloved and his sense of duty urging him to go fight in the war.

The second act of the play was published in the collection Afrikaanse Letterkunde by D.F. Malherbe.

A reworked version of the play was apparently done by Martie de Villiers and De Wet Laubscher and published in Cape Town by H.A.U.M. (1920-1936)


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