Harry Berger, Jr., has lengthy been one among our so much respected and revered literary and cultural critics. because the past due nineties, a circulate of outstanding and cutting edge guides have proven how very wide his pursuits are, relocating from Shakespeare to baroque portray, to Plato, to theories of early culture.In this quantity a unique staff of students gathers to have a good time the paintings of Harry Berger, Jr. To celebrate,in Berger's phrases, is to go to anything both in nice numbers in any other case frequently-to leave and are available again, depart and are available again, leave and are available again. Celebrating is what you do the second one or 3rd time round, yet no longer the 1st. To have a good time is to revisit. To revisit is to revise. get together is the eureka of revision.Not merely former scholars yet distinct colleagues and students come jointly in those pages to find Berger's eurekas-to revisit the rigor and originality of his feedback, and infrequently to revise its conclusions, throughout the enjoyment of strenuous engagement. Nineteen essays on Berger's Shakespeare, his Spenser, his Plato, and his Rembrandt, on his theories of interpretation and cultural swap and at the ethos of his serious and pedagogical kinds, open new methods to the miraculous ongoing physique of labor authored via Berger. An creation via the editors and an afterword by way of Berger himself position this pageant of interpretation within the context of Berger's highbrow improvement and the reception of his paintings from the mid-twentieth century into the 1st decade of the twenty-first.