“Fille de la Garnison, La (The Garrison Girl)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage courting love army cross-dressing mistress soldier
Found in: Canada(Newf)

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.

References

  1. Peacock, pp. 335-336, "La Fille de la Garnison" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea335