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Published: 02 October 2009

336 Pages | 2 b&w illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823230303

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Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Edited by Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

A Fordham University Press Publication

In this book a distinguished group of scholars gathers to celebrate the work of Harry Berger, Jr., one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications has shown how very broad his interests are, moving from Shakespeare to Baroque painting, to Plato, to theories of early culture. Nineteen essays on Berger's Shakespeare, his Spenser, his Plato, and his Rembrandt, on his theories of interpretation and cultural change and on the ethos of his critical and pedagogical styles open new approachesto the astonishing, ongoing body of work authored by Berger.


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