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Professor Jan Clarke

Professor / Director of Studies

BA, MA, PhD Warwick

AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Professor / Director of Studies in the School of Modern Languages and CulturesA16, Elvet Riverside I+44 (0) 191 33 43443
Member of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture  
Member of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies  

Research interests

  • seventeenth and eighteenth-century theatre history
  • theatre architecture
  • stage design and theatre machinery
  • theatre company administration
  • women theatre professionals (actresses and other employees)
  • Molière
  • Thomas Corneille

Esteem Indicators

  • 0000: Médaille de la ville de Tours (2012):


Authored book

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

  • Clarke, Jan. (2009), The Unknown Artists of the Seventeenth-Century Spectacular Stage, in Bannister, Mark. eds, Visions of the Stage: Theater, Art and Performance in France, 1600-1800. Williamstown, MA, Williamstown MA.

Edited book

  • Clarke, Jan, Pasquier, Pierre & Phillips, Henry (2011). La Ville en scène en France et en Europe (1552-1709). Peter Lang.
  • Clarke, Jan. (1989). Thomas Corneille, Circé édition critique. Exeter: University of Exeter Press.

Journal Article