Professor in Department of English Studies
Stephen has worked for the British Council in Poland, former Yugoslavia, Morocco and Tunisia, and he is currently Chief External Examiner for the Arab Open University. His main teaching and research interests are modern poetry, modern Irish literature and literary theory. His publications include essays on W.B.Yeats, Seamus Heaney and Robert Frost, two books on Philip Larkin, an edition of George Meredith's Modern Love, and a forthcoming critical study of the sonnet from Shakespeare to Heaney. He is the editor of Irish Writing: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English 1789-1939 in the Oxford World's Classics series. Stephen Regan is Director of The Centre for Poetry and Poetics, which encourages research on the Basil Bunting Archive and other poetry archives in the Palace Green Library at Durham. He would welcome enquiries from researchers interested in working on modern British, Irish and American poetry.