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Burto, William

Overview
Works: 63 works in 268 publications in 2 languages and 11,120 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Terms and phrases  Poetry  Drama  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Art  Portraits  Dictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2848.A2, 821.3
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Most widely held works by William Burto
An introduction to literature: fiction, poetry, drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Catalan and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction, poetry, & drama
A dictionary of literary, dramatic, and cinematic terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
41 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The complete text of the world's great comedies from ancient times to the twentieth century"--Cover
Types of drama : plays and essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genius of the early English theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Partial Contents, see Author Catalog
Classic theatre : the humanities in drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Genius of the Irish theater ( Book )
4 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The genius of the later English theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete texts of seven great plays of the medieval and Renaissance English drama, together with essays on the theater by critics from Sir Philip to T.S. Eliot
The Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Signet Classic Shakespeare series contains the preeminent mass market books of the complete works of Shakespeare. This reissue features a new overview by Sylvan Barnet, former chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, an updated Bibliography, suggested references, and stage and film history
Zen ink paintings by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sonnets and narrative poems by William Shakespeare( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragedy and comedy; an anthology of drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sonnets : Poems of Love by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T.S. Eliot once wrote that, "Shakespeare gives the greatest width of human passion," and it is this passion that has traditionally made The Sonnets appealing to literati and laymen alike. Surrounded by mystery, these poems of devotion and jealousy, of a young courtier and a Dark Lady, have been the subject of endless speculation. They are highly mystical and at the same time highly honest as W.H. Auden wrote, " ... what is astonishing about the sonnets, especially when one remembers the age in which they were written, is the impression they make of naked autobiographical confession." Because they are witty, passionate, personal, and often even bawdy, The Sonnets stand as one of the greatest poetic tributes ever written to a beloved. Elegantly presented in deluxe edition, these 154 beautiful poems are the perfect gift for any man or woman who has ever been in love
Literature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and drama by Barnet( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine modern classics; an anthology of short novels by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight great tragedies ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight great tragedies [with essays] by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
12 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, Hippolytus, King Lear, Ghosts, Miss Julie, On Bailles Strand, Desire Under the Elms
The poems by William Shakespeare( Book )
5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is a fully annotated edition of all the poems which can be confidently assigned to Shakespeare, excluding the Sonnets. It contains Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim, and A Lover's Complaint. John Roe's introduction to the two long narrative poems examines their place within the classical and Renaissance European traditions, comparing Shakespeare's poetry with that of Ovid, Livy, Chaucer, Ariosto, Marlowe, and Daniel in the light of Neoplatonic influences and courtly style." "Some of these issues extend into the discussion of the various ways of reading The Phoenix and the Turtle. The Passionate Pilgrim is a miscellany of twenty sonnets and lyrics, containing only five poems which are certain to be Shakespeare's. John Roe analyses the interesting enigma of the publisher's role in preparing the collection and the conditions in which it was produced. Evidence for and against Shakespeare's authorship of A Lover's Complaint is weighed. A reassessment of the much-debated question of the poem's genre concludes that it is best treated as a narrative in the 'complaint' mode."--BOOK JACKET
The complete nondramatic poetry by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of Shakespeare's life accompanies a collection of his sonnets and narrative poems, highlighted by critical notes and scholarly comments
The sonnets ; and, Narrative poems : the complete non-dramatic poetry by William Shakespeare( Book )
2 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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