Fille de la Garnison, La (The Garrison Girl)

DESCRIPTION: French. A soldier's mistress dresses as a boy to follow him without losing her honor. At an inn, the hostess said "I can tell... that you are a camp follower." When she claims to be a boy the hostess challenges "him" to make love with her.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage courting love army cross-dressing mistress soldier
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 335-336, "La Fille de la Garnison" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Mme. Gale, "La Fille de la Garnison" (on PeacockCDROM)
File: Pea335

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