As part of their undergraduate studies, students taking modules with Dr Katherine Astbury in the Department of French Studies have the opportunity to write their assessed essays on a research topic linked to the Marandet collection. The results are genuinely original research using the plays from the Warwick collection. The essays are unedited, appearing here in the form in which they were submitted as part of the requirements of the degree.
Issue 1 of Marandet Matters (2007)
Amy Phillips, 'The Classical model in Post-Revolutionary theatre'
Sophie Ward, ' Melodrama and the Gothic with particular reference to Victor, ou, L’Enfant de la Forêt, La Caverne de Souabe, Léon, ou, le Château de Montenero and Le Château des Apennins, ou, le Fantôme vivant'
Issue 2 of Marandet Matters (2011)
Francesca Donnelly, The representation of the clergy in revolutionary theatre, with particular reference to Charles IX ou l'École des Rois, Fénélon, ou les Religieuses de Cambrai, Le Couvent ou les Voeux forcées and Le Prélat d’autrefois ou Sophie et Saint-Elme Le Prélat d’autrefois ou Sophie et Saint-Elme
Rosalyn Harvey, Theatre and society in Napoleonic France
Issue 3 of Marandet Matters (2013)
Clare Siviter, 'Chénier’s Charles IX: Paving the way to Revolution?'
Rosalyn Harvey, 'TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY: AN EXTRACT FROM L’AMI DES LOIX, BY JEAN-LOUIS LAYA' (MA dissertation, University of Bath)
Tasmin Brisbane Cadoux, 'The representation of women in 3 plays by Olympe de Gouges'
Abby Chinery, 'Microcosms of society in Revolutionary theatre'
Alexandra Griffiths, 'Marie-Antoinette on the French Stage'