Nag, Generaal

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(“Goodnight, General”) by Reza de Wet. A pacifist play set in the Anglo-Boer War and relating the story of a woman avenging herself on her dying husband, the General, whom she holds responsible for the death by suffocation of her son. Published in Vrystaat Trilogie [“Free State Trilogy”] in 1991 (HAUM-Literêr).

Performance history in South Africa

First produced by PACOFS under the direction of ** (1988?).

Directed by Ernst Eloff for PACOFS at the André Huguenet Theatre, Bloemfontein, opening 15 August 1991. The cast members were Christo Compion, Isadora Verwey, Pieter Brand and Hendrik Baird.

==Translations and adaptations==In 2004 De Wet wrote Breathing In, using very much the same situation but refocusing the issues.


PACOFS News, 17(3), 1991.

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