Dr Catherine Nall

Catherine Nall

Dr Catherine Nall

Senior Lecturer in Medieval Literature

Phone: +44 1784 443228

Personal profile

I received a first in English and History from the University of York in 2000. I remained at York to complete an MA in Medieval Studies in 2001 and a PhD in 2005, both of which were funded by the AHRC. I taught at York for a number of years and was Teaching Fellow in Medieval Literature there in 2007-8. In 2008 I was awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship and spent a year at the University of Cambridge before joining Royal Holloway in September 2009. In 2010 I was research fellow at The Huntington Library, California.

Research interests

My main research interests lie in late medieval manuscript culture, political and chivalric literature, translation theory and practice, and the works of John Lydgate and Sir Thomas Malory. Publications include articles on the circulation and reception of military manuals in the fifteenth century, on the English reception of the political works of Alain Chartier, and on Malory's Morte Darthur. My monograph Reading and War in Fifteenth-Century England: From Lydgate to Malory was published in 2012. I recently co-edited (with Isabel Davis) a collection on Chaucer and Fame; and  I am completing an edition (with Daniel Wakelin) of William Worcester’s Boke of Noblesse. I am currently writing a biography of Henry IV for the Penguin Monarchs series.

My next major research project is a monograph on the literary representations of battle speeches in England in the late Middle Ages.

I am also the convenor of the London Old and Middle English Research Seminar (LOMERS) and I was an organiser of the Fourth London Chaucer Conference.

 

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