About the Author

Virginia Cox is a professor of Italian at New York University. She is the author of The Renaissance Dialogue: Literary Dialogue in Its Social and Political Contexts and the editor and translator of Moderata Fonte's The Worth of Women, the latter published by the University of Chicago Press. Lisa Sampson is a lecturer in Italian at the University of Reading and the author of the forthcoming book, Pastoral Drama in Early Modern Italy.
Hometown: New York, NY