Nathan van Geneve

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Nathan van Geneve is a short Dutch play by Willem Hendrik Warnsinck (1782 – 1857)[1]

The original text

A short edifying afterpiece about a rich but magnanimous Jew. First performed in the Amsterdamse Schouwburg and published in Amsterdam by Abraham Mars in 1824.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1851: Performed in Dutch as Nathan van Geneve by Door Yver Bloeit de Kunst on 9 October in the Drury Lane Theatre, Cape Town, with De Listige Weduwe, of De Temperamenten (Von Kotzebue).


Facsimile version of the first edition, Google E-book[2]

Online catalogue of Antiqbook auctioneers[3]

G. Kalff, Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche letterkunde. Deel 7. J.B. Wolters, Groningen 1912 [4]

J.G. Frederiks en F. Jos. van den Branden, Biographisch woordenboek der Noord- en Zuidnederlandsche letterkunde. L.J. Veen, Amsterdam 1888-1891[5]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [6]: pp. 456, 497

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