Liefde en Plig
The original text
Written in 1909, this was the first play in verse in Afrikaans. 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.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
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