Mera J. Flaumenhaft

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Mera Joan Flaumenhaft (born 1945) is an American scholar and translator specializing primarily in political theory. She is currently a Tutor in English at St. John's College, Annapolis MD.[1] Her translation of Niccolò Machiavelli's Mandragola is widely used in college courses throughout the country.[2][3][4][5][6][7] She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago in 1966, before moving on to get a Master of Arts (1967) and the Ph. D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970.[8] Her dissertation was entitled "Politics and Technique in the Plays of John Arden". While at the University of Pennsylvania she was both a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and a University of Pennsylvania Foundation Fellow.[8] She was also an Assistant Professor of English at Anne Arundel Community College. She is the author of "The Civic Spectacle: Essays on Drama and Community" and "Priam the Patriarch, his City and his Sons". She is married to the political scientist Harvey Flaumenhaft.[9] She is the daughter of the educator and author Joseph Oxenhorn and the sister of the scholar and author Harvey Oxenhorn.

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  1. ^ Flaumenhaft, Mera (Fall 2003). "Kathryn "Kitty" Kinzer". The College. Retrieved on March 18, 2001
  2. ^ Tomsen, Margot and Frank Luttmer. "Florence in the Age of the Renaissance Spring Semester 2008". Hanover College website. Retrieved on March 18, 2011.
  3. ^ Marino, John. "Revelle in Rome - Summer 2011". University of California, San Diego International Center Website. Retrieved on March 18, 2011.
  4. ^ Ahrensdorf, Peter. "The Ambition to Rule - Spring 2006". Davidson College Website. Retrieved on March 18, 2011.
  5. ^ Horvath, Gabriela Dragnea. "Love in the Renaissance". Gonzaga University Website. Retrieved on March 18, 2011.
  6. ^ Evrigenis, Ioannis D.. "The Political Thought of Machiavelli". Tufts University Website. Retrieved on March 18, 2011.
  7. ^ "Google Search: Mera J. Flaumenhaft + .edu". Google.com. Retrieved on March 18, 2011. This search has multiple other examples of Flaumenhaft's translation in various college syllabi.
  8. ^ a b "About St. John's College - Annapolis Faculty". St. John's College Website. Retrieved on March 19, 2011.
  9. ^ Flaumenhaft, Mera J. (1994) The Civic Spectacle: Essays on Drama and Community. Rowman & Littlefield. Acknowledgements. ISBN 0-8476-7964-0. Google Books. Retrieved on March 19, 2011.