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Title A touch more rare : Harry Berger, Jr., and the arts of interpretation / edited by Nina Levine and David Lee Miller
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 357 pages)
Contents Enlisting in Harry Berger's imaginary forces / Leonard Markan -- Harry Berger and self-hatred / Kenneth Gross -- Complicity and catharsis : the immature criticism of Harry Berger / Susanne L. Wofford -- Sack drama / Bradley Greenburg -- Redistributing complicities in an age of digital production : Michael Radford's film version of the merchant of venice / Thomas Cartelli -- Acrasian fantasies : outsides, insides, upsides, downsides in the bower of bliss / Judith H. Anderson -- Harry Berger's guines : porting pleasure in the bower of bliss / Katherine Eggert -- Taking another peek / Lauren Silberman -- Close reading transformed : the new criticism and the world / Roland Greene -- Thinking culture, and beyond / Graham Hammill -- Bergerama : new critical and poststructural theory in the work of Harry Berger, Jr. / Catherine Gimelli Martin -- The power of prodigality in the work of Derek Walcott and Harry Berger / Peter Erickson -- Harry Berger's sprezzatura and the poses of Cicero's de oratore / Elanor Leach -- What art historians can learn from Harry / Bradford R. Collins -- Platonic irony in Berger / Jay Farness -- Situating Harry's Plato / Jill Frank -- The seminal and the inimitable : an adventure in Harryland / Marshall Grossman -- How Harry taught / William A. Oram -- Harry Berger's intellectual community / Jeff Dolven -- Backlooping : life in a revisionary enclave / Harry Berger, Jr
Summary Harry Berger, Jr., has long been one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications have shown how very broad his interests are, moving from Shakespeare to baroque painting, to Plato, to theories of early culture. In this volume a distinguished group of scholars gathers to celebrate the work of Harry Berger, Jr. To "celebrate," in Berger's words, is "to visit something either in great numbers or else frequently-to go away and come back, go away and come back, go away and come back. Celeb
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Berger, Harry, Jr., 1924- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Berger, Harry, Jr., 1924-
Critics -- United States.
Scholars -- United States.
ART -- Criticism & Theory.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Semiotics & Theory.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Levine, Nina S., 1950-
Miller, David Lee, 1951-
ISBN 0823230309