Angelo Monaco holds a PhD in English Literature (University of Pisa, 2017). His research interests revolve around the Anglo-Indian novel, the Indian diaspora, ecocriticism, trauma studies, translingualism and transmodernity. He has written extensively on such issues as melancholia, nostalgia, globalisation and vulnerability in contemporary fiction and his papers have appeared in international journals (Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Impossibilia, Il Tolomeo, Le Simplegadi) and edited volumes (Cambridge Scholars, Liguori, Routledge, Transcript). He is the author of Jhumpa Lahiri. Vulnerabilità e resilienza (ETS Edizioni, 2019).