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==Performances in South Africa==
 
==Performances in South Africa==
  
1845: Performed in the [[Roeland Street Theatre]], Cape Town on 17 July by [[All the World's a Stage]], as afterpiece to ''[[The Wandering Boys]]'' (Pixérécourt).  
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1845: Performed in the [[Roeland Street Theatre]], Cape Town on 17 July by [[All the World's a Stage]], as afterpiece to ''[[The Wandering Boys, or The Castle of Olival]]'' (Pixérécourt).
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1861: Performed in Cape Town by the [[Juvenile Amateurs]], assisted by [[Annie Rowlands]], with ''[[Chesterfield Thinskin]]'' (Maddox)  and ''[[The Miller of Whetstone, or The Cross Bow Letter]]'' (Wilks)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
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http://antiques.gift/the-queer-subject-a-farce-in-one-act_9577484.html
 
http://antiques.gift/the-queer-subject-a-farce-in-one-act_9577484.html
  
Celeste Louise Pottier, 2008. Bodies as Texts, Texts as Bodies: Corpses in Nineteenth-century British Literature[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=Y6hsfVdcDToC&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=The+Queer+Subject+Coyne&source=bl&ots=3Xm-Gns40V&sig=CBjp-GHIvOH8I_--Gqd4aLUAiFo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=aVqTVZb7D8rnUuLfg_AO&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=The%20Queer%20Subject%20Coyne&f=false]: p. 50.  
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stirling_Coyne
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Celeste Louise Pottier, 2008. ''Bodies as Texts, Texts as Bodies: Corpses in Nineteenth-century British Literature''[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=Y6hsfVdcDToC&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=The+Queer+Subject+Coyne&source=bl&ots=3Xm-Gns40V&sig=CBjp-GHIvOH8I_--Gqd4aLUAiFo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=aVqTVZb7D8rnUuLfg_AO&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=The%20Queer%20Subject%20Coyne&f=false]: p. 50.  
  
[[F.C.L. Bosman]], 1928[http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/bosm012dram01_01/]: 413-4
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[[F.C.L. Bosman]], 1928. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855''. Pretoria: [[J.H. de Bussy]]. [http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/bosm012dram01_01/]: pp. 413-4
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:23, 16 December 2018

The Queer Subject is one-act farce by Joseph Stirling Coyne[1] (1803-1868)

The original text

A farce about grave robbing, written in response to the Anatomy Act of 1832. First performed at the Theatre Royal, Adelphi, November 1836; Publication Date: 1836

Translations and adaptations

Performances in South Africa

1845: Performed in the Roeland Street Theatre, Cape Town on 17 July by All the World's a Stage, as afterpiece to The Wandering Boys, or The Castle of Olival (Pixérécourt).

1861: Performed in Cape Town by the Juvenile Amateurs, assisted by Annie Rowlands, with Chesterfield Thinskin (Maddox) and The Miller of Whetstone, or The Cross Bow Letter (Wilks)

Sources

http://antiques.gift/the-queer-subject-a-farce-in-one-act_9577484.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stirling_Coyne

Celeste Louise Pottier, 2008. Bodies as Texts, Texts as Bodies: Corpses in Nineteenth-century British Literature[2]: p. 50.

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 413-4

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