Domenico Lovascio is Ricercatore of English Literature at Università degli Studi di Genova. He received the Ben Jonson Discoveries Award for outstanding contribution to The Ben Jonson Journal in 2020. He was awarded the A.I.A./Carocci Doctoral Dissertation Prize 2014 and was a Visiting Scholar at Sheffield Hallam University in 2016. In addition to the first English-Italian edition of Ben Jonson’s Catiline His Conspiracy (Genova: ECIG, 2011) and the monograph Un nome, mille volti. Giulio Cesare nel teatro inglese della prima età moderna (Roma: Carocci, 2015) – winner in 2016 of two National Literary Awards – his articles have been published or are forthcoming in English Literary Renaissance, The Ben Jonson Journal, Renaissance Studies, Early Theatre, Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England, Early Modern Literary Studies, Borrowers and Lenders, Notes & Queries, the collection The Genres of Renaissance Tragedy (Manchester University Press, 2019) and the Arden Early Modern Drama Guide to Shakespeare's Julius Caesar</a> (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).
He is the Italian advisor to the Oxford edition of The Complete Works of John Marston (gen. ed. Martin Butler and Matthew Steggle). He has edited an issue of Textus. English Studies in Italy on 'The Uses of Rome in English Renaissance Drama' with Lisa Hopkins; the Arden Early Modern Drama Guide to Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra; 'Shakespeare: Visions of Rome', a special issue of Shakespeare (the journal of the British Shakespeare Association); and the collection of essays Roman Women in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2020).
He is currently editing The Householder's Philosophy for an edition of The Collected Works of Thomas Kyd (gen. ed. Brian Vickers) to be published by Boydell & Brewer. Other current work in progress includes two books to be published by Manchester University Press: a monograph on the Roman plays in the Fletcher canon for the Revels Plays Companion Library series and a modern-spelling critical edition of Fletcher and Massinger's The False One for the Revels Plays series.