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Dr Clare Siviter

Dr Clare Siviter

Dr Clare Siviter
PhD (Warw.), BA (Warw.)

Lecturer in French Theatre and Performance

Office G90, 19 Woodland Road
19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 40463

Research summary


Clare is a French theatre historian of the longer Revolutionary period (1789-1815). Her principal research interests include censorship, propaganda, celebrity, and genre.

Clare completed her BA and AHRC-funded PhD at the University of Warwick, finishing her thesis, entitled ‘Rewriting History through the Performance of Tragedy, 1799-1815’, in 2016. Here, she used theatre as a lens to analyse how multiple agents – audiences, authors, actors, state officials, and Napoleon – employed tragedy to help reconstruct the French nation after the Revolution. Clare has significantly revised this thesis for publication and it will appear in 2020 with Oxford University Studies in ...

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