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Barnet, Sylvan

Overview
Works: 330 works in 1,216 publications in 4 languages and 35,198 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Terms and phrases  Outlines and syllabi  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Compiler, ed,
Classifications: PR2823.A2, 822.33
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Publications by Sylvan Barnet, published posthumously.
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A short guide to writing about art by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
85 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 4,264 libraries worldwide
This book is intended for art courses where there is a writing component. This text guides art students through the writing process. Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture. The text includes: coverage of essential writing assignments including formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, essay examination; clear step-by-step writing instructions guiding students though the research and writing processes; sample essays, with analytic comments by the author, demonstrating the virtues of effective writing
A short guide to writing about literature by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
82 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,516 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 )
86 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
Fiction, poetry, & drama
Twentieth century interpretations of the Merchant of Venice: a collection of critical essays by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Eight great comedies by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
25 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 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 1,147 libraries worldwide
Prometheus Bound, Oedipus the King, Hippolytus, King Lear, Ghosts, Miss Julie, On Bailles Strand, Desire Under the Elms
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 1,062 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 )
23 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 990 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 912 libraries worldwide
For Partial Contents, see Author Catalog
Current issues and enduring questions : a guide to critical thinking and argument, with readings by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 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
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's great tragedy tells of the lord Macbeth, who plots to assume the throne of Scotland by murdering the king. This edition includes the play's source material from Holinshed, along with critical essays on the play, past and present
Critical thinking, reading, and writing : a brief guide to argument by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 761 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 738 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of literary terms by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
37 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and held by 736 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 690 libraries worldwide
Literature for composition : essays, fiction, poetry, and drama by Sylvan Barnet( Book )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
The Little, Brown reader by Marcia Stubbs( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 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 673 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 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 497 libraries worldwide
Biographical information and critical essays accompany Shakespeare's play about a prince's wavering determination to avenge his father's murder
 
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Alternative Names
Sylvan Barnet Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1926-2016)
Sylvan Barnet literary critic
バーネット, シルヴァン
Languages
English (604)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
French (1)
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