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Barnet, Sylvan

Overview
Works: 326 works in 1,186 publications in 4 languages and 35,182 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Terms and phrases  Outlines and syllabi  Comedy plays  Historical drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, ed, Compiler, ed.
Classifications: PR2823.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sylvan Barnet
A short guide to writing about art by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

83 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 4,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is intended for art courses where there is a writing component. Would you like your students to have the tools to write confidently about art? This best-selling text has guided tens of thousands of art students through the writing process. Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing. This text includes: Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, essay examination; Clear step-by-step writing instructions guide students though the research and writing processes, showing students how to use the terminology of art history, and how to cite sources, solve issues of style, and use proper manuscript form; Sample essays, with analytic comments by the author, demonstrate the strengths of effective writing. - Publisher
A short guide to writing about literature by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

79 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced advice for students who want to read, write and learn about literature in preparation for a career in that field
An introduction to literature: fiction, poetry, drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

82 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction, poetry, & drama
Twentieth century interpretations of the Merchant of Venice: a collection of critical essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The complete text of the world's great comedies from ancient times to the twentieth century"--Cover
Eight great tragedies [with essays] by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

23 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, Hippolytus, King Lear, Ghosts, Miss Julie, On Bailles Strand, Desire Under the Elms
Types of drama : plays and essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook. Within each major category (tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy), plays are presented in chronological order. Includes brief commentaries on some of the plays
The genius of the early English theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Partial Contents, see Author Catalog
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great Shakespearean tragedies, Macbeth is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Prompted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches and goaded by his ambitious wife, the Scottish thane Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland, in order to succeed him on the throne. This foul deed soon entangles the conscience-stricken nobleman in a web of treachery, deceit and more murders that ultimately spells his doom
Current issues and enduring questions : a guide to critical thinking and argument, with readings by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unique collaborative effort of a distinguished interdisciplinary team, a professor of English and a professor of philosophy, Current Issues and Enduring Questions is a balanced and flexible book that provides the benefit of the authors' dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and rigorous critical thinking. Its comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument includes Aristotle, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, making it an extraordinarily versatile text. Readings on contemporary controversies (including the purpose of a college education, immigration, a peacetime draft, and obesity) and classic philosophical questions (such as, "How free is the will of the individual?") are sure to spark student interest and lively discussion and writing. Refined through seven widely adopted previous editions, it has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing, and has been updated with compelling new topics and readings and more on analyzing visuals and presenting oral arguments. No other text and reader offers such an extensive resource for teaching argument
Critical thinking, reading, and writing : a brief guide to argument by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publisher: Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but complete guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it draws on the authors' dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. With comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, including Aristotle, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, as well as 35 readings and a casebook on the state and the individual, it is an extraordinarily versatile text. This affordable guide can stand alone or supplement a larger anthology of readings
A dictionary of literary terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

36 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic theatre : the humanities in drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnet & Stubbs's practical guide to writing by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little, Brown reader by Marcia Stubbs( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This best selling text offers students a balance of contemporary and classic readings that are engaging and promote critical thinking and thoughtful writing
Aspects of the drama; a handbook by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of literary, dramatic, and cinematic terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical information and critical essays accompany Shakespeare's play about a prince's wavering determination to avenge his father's murder
The complete signet classic Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A short guide to writing about art
Alternative Names
Sylvan Barnet literary critic

バーネット, シルヴァン

Languages
English (565)

Catalan (1)

Korean (1)

French (1)

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A short guide to writing about literatureAn introduction to literature: fiction, poetry, dramaThe genius of the early English theaterThe tragedy of MacbethCurrent issues and enduring questions : a guide to critical thinking and argument, with readingsCritical thinking, reading, and writing : a brief guide to argumentLiterature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and dramaThe Little, Brown reader