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  • The Comedies of Machiavelli: The Woman From Andros; the Mandrake; Clizia
    with Niccolo Machiavelli
    Hackett Publishing Company. 2007.
    Though better known today as a political theorist than as a dramatist, Machiavelli secured his fame as a giant in the history of Italian comedy more than fifty years before Shakespeare's comedies delighted English-speaking audiences. This bilingual edition includes all three examples of Machiavelli's comedic art: sparkling translations of his farcical masterpiece, _The Mandrake_; of his version of Terence's _The Woman From Andros_; and of his Plautus-inspired _Clizia_--works whose genre afforded…Read more