Lisanna Calvi

Lisanna Calvi is Lecturer of English Literature at the Department of Philological, Literary and Linguistic Studies of the University of Verona. Her main research interests have focussed on Restoration and early modern drama and literary culture. She wrote a book on Restoration and early eighteenth-century tragedy (Kingship and Tragedy, 2005) and on James II’s devotional papers and Imago Regis (La corona e la Croce, 2009). She also authored articles on John Dryden (2000), Robert Browning (2002, 2010), Thomas Otway (2007), Edmund Gosse (2009), The Tempest and the commedia dell’arte (Shakespeare, Routledge 2012), and madness and autobiography in seventeenth-century England (2012). She has recently edited, with an Italian translation, the autobiographical writings of Dionys Fiztherbert and Hannah Allen (Memoria, Maliconia e autobiografia dello spirito, Pacini 2012) and is co-editing a miscellany on The Tempest (Revisiting The Tempest. The Capacity to Signify, Palgrave, 2014).

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