A Professor in the Department of English at the University of Victoria, Berry is the author of numerous books including The Making of Sir Philip Sidney and several others on Shakespeare.
Patterns of Decay: Shakespeare’s Early Histories (Virginia University Press, 1975)
Shakespeare’s Comic Rites (Cambridge University Press, 1984)
True Rites and Maimed Rites (University of Illinois Press, 1992) [co-editor]
The Making of Sir Philip Sidney (University of Toronto Press, 1998)
Shakespeare and the Hunt: A Cultural and Social Study (Cambridge University Press, 2001)