Elisabetta Lonati


Elisabetta Lonati (MA, PhD) is Researcher of English Language at the University of Milan (Italy) where she teaches English, English Linguistics, and World Englishes for the BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures. Her research is mainly focussed on Early and Late Modern English lexicology and lexicography, i.e. on the origin, elaboration and classification of English technical and scientific vocabulary in eighteenth-century encyclopaedic works (dictionaries of arts and sciences). Her present studies are devoted to the investigation of medical writing, and to the elaboration of British medical discourse in a variety of texts.