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Barnet, Sylvan

Overview
Works: 209 works in 901 publications in 2 languages and 34,561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Terms and phrases  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Dictionaries  Style manuals  Juvenile works  Legends 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Translator, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: PN6112, 822.33
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Publications about Sylvan Barnet
Publications by Sylvan Barnet
Most widely held works by Sylvan Barnet
A short guide to writing about art by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
56 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 4,116 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: 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. For art courses where there is a writing component
A short guide to writing about literature by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
69 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,536 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 )
58 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Catalan and held by 1,981 libraries worldwide
Fiction, poetry, & drama
Twentieth century interpretations of the Merchant of Venice: a collection of critical essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of literary, dramatic, and cinematic terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
43 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Eight great tragedies [with essays] by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
23 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in English and held by 1,322 libraries worldwide
Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, Hippolytus, King Lear, Ghosts, Miss Julie, On Bailles Strand, Desire Under the Elms
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
"The complete text of the world's great comedies from ancient times to the twentieth century"--Cover
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
The story of a controversial, disreputable astrologer in Germany during the 1500's. His real name was possibly Johannes Faust. Told in dramatic form
Types of drama : plays and essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
The genius of the early English theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
11 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
For Partial Contents, see Author Catalog
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )
22 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 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 )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 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
Classic theatre : the humanities in drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Barnet & Stubbs's practical guide to writing by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
20 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Aspects of the drama; a handbook by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
The Little, Brown reader by Marcia Stubbs( Book )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 681 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
Critical thinking, reading, and writing : a brief guide to argument by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
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 authorsʹ dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing
Literature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 libraries worldwide
The Genius of the Irish theater ( Book )
5 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
The study of literature, a handbook of critical essays and terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
7 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
 
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