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Emeritus Professor Colin Gibson

MA (NZ), PhD (Otago), MNZM, HonRSCM

Email colin.gibson@otago.ac.nz
Office 1N1
First Floor
Arts Building
Albany Street
Dunedin


Mail  English and Linguistics
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand


Expertise

Chaucer, Drama, Hymnology

Research Areas

Research interests include Chaucer, Renaissance and later drama, New Zealand hymnology and the interchange between literature and the visual imagination. Has supervised a number of topics in drama, including comparative topics involving English, New Zealand and Malaysian playwriting. Publications include editions of Renaissance English dramatists, seventeenth-century poetry, and a large number of hymns and songs.

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Publications

Gibson, C. (Ed.). (2000). Mapping the landscape: Essays in Australian and New Zealand Christianity. New York: Peter Lang, 254p.

Gibson, C. (Ed.). (2000). Faith Forever Singing: New Zealand Hymns and Songs for a New Day. Wellington: NZ Hymnbook Trust, 172p.

Gibson, C. (2000). Mapping the New Zealand landscape: A Survey of the hymnic tradition. In C. Gibson, S. Emilson & W. Emilson (Eds.), Mapping the Landscape: Essays in Australian and New Zealand Christianity. (pp. 238-254). New York: Peter Lang.

Waite, G. G., Gibson, C., & Cummins, N. J. (1999). An Introduction to Chaucer's General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. University of Otago: Department of English / ETSS. Retrieved from CD-ROM

Gibson, C. (1998). Sir Robin Irvine. In J. Thomson (Ed.), Southern People: A Dictionary of Otago-Southland Biography. (pp. 8). Dunedin: Longacre Press.

Film/Video/CD Rom

Waite, G. G., Gibson, C., & Cummins, N. J. (1999). An Introduction to Chaucer's General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. University of Otago: Department of English / ETSS. Retrieved from CD-ROM

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Edited Book - Research

Gibson, C. (Ed.). (2000). Mapping the landscape: Essays in Australian and New Zealand Christianity. New York: Peter Lang, 254p.

Gibson, C. (Ed.). (2000). Faith Forever Singing: New Zealand Hymns and Songs for a New Day. Wellington: NZ Hymnbook Trust, 172p.

Gibson, C. (Ed.). (1997). Six Renaissance Tragedies. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 559p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Gibson, C. (2000). Mapping the New Zealand landscape: A Survey of the hymnic tradition. In C. Gibson, S. Emilson & W. Emilson (Eds.), Mapping the Landscape: Essays in Australian and New Zealand Christianity. (pp. 238-254). New York: Peter Lang.

Gibson, C. (1998). Sir Robin Irvine. In J. Thomson (Ed.), Southern People: A Dictionary of Otago-Southland Biography. (pp. 8). Dunedin: Longacre Press.

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