Mr Roger Hall Nicholson

MA (Well)

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Senior Lecturer


  • Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Late medieval and early Renaissance literature, including the works of Chaucer, Malory and the Scottish poets

Teaching | Current

ENGLISH 264 Middle English Popular Literature

ENGLISH 302 Middle English Popular Literature

ENGLISH 340 Arthurian Literature

ENGLISH 350 From Rhetorics to Writing

ENGLISH 779 The Social Texts, 1350-1590

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Romancing the past: History, love, and genre in Vincent Ward’s River Queen. Journal of Popular Romance Studies, 2 (1)
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Billing and killing: mid fifteenth-century treason and its texts. Paper presented at 8th Biennial International Conference, Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand. 2 February - 5 February 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Translatio studii in Henryson’s Aesopic Fables. Paper presented at Literature + Translation, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. 11 July - 12 July 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Excitable Speech: treason texts in Late Medieval England. Paper presented at 11th Annual Conference, Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Devotion and Emotion in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 April - 17 April 2011.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2011). Vincent Ward’s Taranaki War: battle, captivity and romance in River Queen. New Zealand Journal of Media Studies (Online), 12 (2), 44-66.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2010). Poetry and politics: "A remembraunce of lii folyes in context". Viator - Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 41 (2), 375-410.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2010). Whetter, K. S., Understanding genre and medieval romance. Parergon, 27, 261-263.
  • Nicholson, R. H. (2010). Romancing the past: history on film. Paper presented at International Association for the Study of Popular Romance, 2nd Annual International Conference, Brussels, Belgium. 5 August - 7 August 2010.

Contact details

Primary location

ARTS 1 - Bldg 206
New Zealand