Ph.D., Wisconsin University
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SALVATORE DIMARIA received his early education in the Italian public schools, the B.A. in French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Ph.D. in Italian from the University of Wisconsin in 1978, and has been teaching at the University of Tennessee since 1985. In 1984, he co-authored with Robert Rodini, a book on Ariosto (Univ. of Missouri Press, 1984) and has since written articles on Renaissance authors, ranging from Dante and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Bandello, Cecchi, and many others. Recently, he published The Italian Tragedy (Bucknell, 2002), and is presently working on the originality of imitation in the Renaissance Theater.