Neil Harris teaches Bibliography and Library Studies at the University of Udine in Italy. Born in Uganda in 1957, he read English at Balliol College, Oxford, followed by a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Leicester and a Perfezionamento at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. He is best known for his work on the Italian printed Renaissance book, especially for the Bibliografia dell’«Orlando Innamorato» (1988-91). Together with Cristina Dondi, he is working on an edition of the Zornale of the Venetian bookseller, Francesco de Madiis.
Title of the project
The Zornale of the Venetian Bookseller Francesco de Madiis
Research interests: Renaissance Italian printing and publishing.