Shakespeare and Machiavelli: Comedy and Statesmanship
The conference looked at the role of statesmanship in politics as illustrated in Shakespeare's plays Measure for Measure and The Tempest, along with Machiavelli's The Prince and his play La Mandragola.
Machiavelli, Niccolo. The Prince (Second Edition). Translated by Harvey C. Mansfield. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Machiavelli, Niccolo. Mandragola. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 1981.
Shakespeare, William. The Tempest (Folger Shakespeare Library). Edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine. New York: Washington Square Press, 1994.
Shakespeare, William. Measure for Measure. Edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine. New York: Washington Square Press, 1997.