HA&L Biographical Sketch
Mervyn Nicholson was Northrop Frye’s last doctoral student. His work has continued along the lines laid down by Northrop Frye, focusing on two of Frye’s key concerns: the language of images and cosmology, though drawing also upon class analysis and Marxian thought for inspiration. Nicholson is the author of Male Envy: the Logic of Malice and of 13 Ways of Looking at Images: Studies in the Logic of Visualization. Recent articles include “Class/ic Aggression in Children’s Literature” and “Spatial Complexity in the Star Trek Saga”. He has published in many journals, such as Monthly Review, The Journal of the History of Ideas, PMLA, brightlightsfilm, Literature / Film Quarterly, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, English Studies in Canada, Mosaic, Ariel, The Wordsworth Circle, and many others.