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Barnet, Sylvan

Overview
Works: 323 works in 1,181 publications in 5 languages and 35,096 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Terms and phrases  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Comedy plays  Dictionaries  Drama  Style manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Translator, ed,
Classifications: PN6112, 808.0667
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sylvan Barnet
Publications by Sylvan Barnet
Publications by Sylvan Barnet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sylvan Barnet
A short guide to writing about art by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
82 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 4,244 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 )
76 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,506 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 )
83 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,950 libraries worldwide
Fiction, poetry, & drama
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
26 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,282 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 )
33 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Textbook. Within each major category (tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy), plays are presented in chronological order. Includes brief commentaries on some of the plays
Eight great tragedies [with essays] by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
25 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, Hippolytus, King Lear, Ghosts, Miss Julie, On Bailles Strand, Desire Under the Elms
The genius of the early English theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
For Partial Contents, see Author Catalog
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 752 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
Classic theatre : the humanities in drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of literary terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
36 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Literature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and drama by Morton Berman( Book )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Barnet & Stubbs's practical guide to writing by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
22 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Aspects of the drama; a handbook by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
The Little, Brown reader by Marcia Stubbs( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 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
A dictionary of literary, dramatic, and cinematic terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
16 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 655 libraries worldwide
The Genius of the Irish theater by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
13 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 libraries worldwide
The study of literature, a handbook of critical essays and terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 libraries worldwide
The complete Signet classic Shakespeare. General editor: Sylvan Barnet by William Shakespeare( Book )
10 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Current issues and enduring questions : methods and models of argument by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and German and held by 207 libraries worldwide
This is both a text and reader on argument. It covers methods of reading and writing arguments. As a reader it includes 85 argumentative selections. Is the collaborative effort of an English professor and philosophy professor
 
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Alternative Names
Sylvan Barnet literary critic
バーネット, シルヴァン
Languages
English (549)
German (1)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
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