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Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010

The unique collaborative effort of a professor of English and a professor of philosophy, Current Issues and Enduring Questions is a balanced and flexible book that provides the benefits of the authors’ dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and rigorous critical thinking.   Refined through eight widely adopted editions, it has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing.  Its ...
  
  











  



  
From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010

From Critical Thinking to Argument is a very brief but thorough guide to critical thinking and argumentation. With only a dozen readings, this affordable guide can stand alone or complement an anthology. 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 ...
  
  











  



  
A Short Guide to Writing About Art (The Short Guide)
Sylvan Barnet

Pearson, 2010

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.
  
  











  



  
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013

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. This extraordinarily versatile text includes ...
  
  











  



  
From Critical Thinking to Argument
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013

From Critical Thinking to Argument is a very brief but thorough guide to critical thinking and argument. With only fifteen readings, this affordable guide can stand alone or complement an anthology. Comprising a condensed version of 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013

The unique collaborative effort of a professor of English and a professor of philosophy, Current Issues and Enduring Questions is an extensive resource for teaching argument, persuasive writing, and rigorous critical thinking. This extraordinarily versatile text and reader continues to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing.Its comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument ...
  
  











  



  
A Short Guide to Writing About Art (11th Edition)
Sylvan Barnet

Pearson, 2014

The best-selling guide to writing about art   Sylvan Barnet’s A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. 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. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, ...
  
  











  



  
Literature for Composition: An Introduction to Literature (10th Edition)
Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain, ...

Longman, 2013

The definitive book for literature for composition or introduction to literature courses-- Literature for Composition offers superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature in Barnet’s clear and accessible style along with an anthology organized around ten thought-provoking themes.
  
  











  



  
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Signet Classic Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 2007

THE NEWLY REVISED SIGNET CLASSIC SHAKESPEARE SERIES Mostly set in Milan, this comedy is the story of two newly-arrived Veronese friends, Valentine and Proteus. Both vie for the Duke's daughter's hand, with lots of laughter ensuing.
  
  











  



  
A Short Guide to Writing about Literature (12th Edition)
Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain

Longman, 2011

Part of Longman's successful Short Guide Series, A Short Guide to Writing about Literature  emphasizes writing as a process and incorporates new critical approaches to writing about literature.  The twelfth edition continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction.  
  
  











  



  
Coriolanus (Signet Classics)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 2002

The story of an Ancient Roman soldier whose political machinations and military might gain him heroic status, but ultimately lead to his assassination.
  
  











  



  
The Comedy of Errors (Signet Classics)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 2002

The shortest and probably earliest of Shakespeare's comedies, The Comedy of Errors is the story of identical twin brothers who are raised apart-and then mistaken for each other.
  
  











  



  
Contemporary & Classic Arguments: A Portable Anthology
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013

In response to requests for briefer and less expensive argument readers, Contemporary & Classic Arguments offers an ample selection of readings in a compact size for less than half the price of full size books. Contemporary & Classic Arguments is flexibly organized into two anthologies that model an extensive range of argumentative writing. Adapted from the best-selling full-size argument text/reader Current Issues & Enduring Questions , it ...
  
  











  



  
Four Great Tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth (Signet Classics)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 1998

The greatest works of tragedy from the Bard, this book features "Hamlet, Othello, King Lear" and "Macbeth".
  
  











  



  
Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens (Signet Classic Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 2005

As part of the Signet Classics Shakespeare Series edited by Sylvan Barnet of Tufts University, this edition includes commentaries on both plays as well as up-to-date production histories.
  
  











  



  
An Introduction to Literature (16th Edition)
Sylvan Barnet, William E. Burto, ...

Longman, 2010

A market leader for more than 30 years, Barnet's Introduction to Literature continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a success— a rich blend of both classic and contemporary selections as well as Barnet’s signature “how-to” instruction on the elements of literature and the writing process. The new edition features a wealth of contemporary stories and a new chapter on graphic novels that were chosen for their student ...
  
  











  



  
Literature for Composition: Essays, Stories, Poems, and Plays (9th Edition)
Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain, ...

Longman, 2010

The new edition of Barnet's Literature for Composition  continues to offer superior coverage of reading, writing, and arguing about literature and a deep anthology of readings presented in Sylvan Barnet’s signature accessible style.  A new chapter one gives students a crash course on writing an effective essay.  Six new student essays provide helpful models of  student writing on a wide array of topics with ninteen essays in all.  Two ...
  
  











  



  
Eight Great Comedies

Meridian, 1996

Aristophanes - The Clouds, Machiavelli - Mandragola, Shakespeare - Twelfth Night, Moliere - The Miser, John Gay - The Beggar's Opera, Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest, Anton Chekhov - Uncle Vanya, George Bernard Shaw - Arms and the Man
  
  











  



  
A Short Guide to Writing About Art, 9th Edition (The Short Guide Series)
Sylvan Barnet

Prentice Hall, 2007

Key Benefit: A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition, the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics: This concise yet thorough guide to “seeing and saying” addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between ...
  
  











  








   



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