Shaun Regan


  • Room 02.002 - 4 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of:
- Eighteenth-century literature (1660-1820)
- Prose fiction: Behn to Austen
- Laurence Sterne
- Literature of slavery and abolition, 1660-1840
- Contemporary historical fiction


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Research Statement

Shaun Regan lectures on eighteenth-century and Romantic literature. His research interests include prose fiction, comic discourse, the culture of politeness, and the early Black Atlantic. He is the author of Making the Novel: Fiction and Society in Britain, 1660-1789 (2006, with Brean Hammond) and editor of Reading 1759: Literary Culture in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and France (2013) and of The Culture of the Seven Years' War: Empire, Identity, and the Arts in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (2014, with Frans De Bruyn). He has published articles on Laurence Sterne, satire, print culture and the novel, and on narrative and testimony in Olaudah Equiano's The Interesting Narrative.


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