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Current Issues and Enduring Questions
Sylvan Barnet, Barnet

St. Martin's Press, 1998

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 ...


The Best of Oscar Wilde: Selected Plays and Writings

Signet Classic, 2004

Including The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere's Fan, and Salomé , this collection showcases Wilde's brilliance and timeless wit.


The Complete Signet Classic Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972

Brings together in one volume editions of all the plays, poems, and sonnets originally published as individual paperbacks in the New American Library's Signet Classic Shakespeare series. With a General Introduction by Professor Barnet, introductions to the individual plays by the contributing editors.


The Sonnets and Narrative Poems - The Complete Non-DramaticPoetry (Signet Classics)
William Shakespeare

Signet Classics, 2008

With an introduction by W.H. Auden and commentary from Helen Vendler, among others, this volume presents all of Shakeseare's non-dramatic poetry in one place.


The Histories [vol. 2]
William; Tanner, Tony [intro]; Barnet, Sylvan [editor] Shakespeare

Everyman's Library, 1994

The Everyman Signet Shakespeare series continues with the second volume of Histories, containing "Henry IV" parts I and II, "Henry V" and "Henry VIII". The plays are lightly annotated, and the text is therefore suitable for both students and general readers.


Eight Great Comedies

Signet, 1958

Anthology of plays


The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection
Miyeko Murase

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013

Calligraphy is often regarded as the purest manifestation of an artist's inner character and level of cultivation, as well as the expression of his soul, thoughts and feelings. This volume presents some 58 Japanese works, almost all calligraphy, from the collection formed over the last 40 years of the 20th century by Sylvan Barnet and William Burto, literary scholars who became enraptured by the Japanese art of the brush. Spanning more than a ...


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.


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".


Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing 6e & Research Pack
Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau, ...

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007


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

St Martins Press, 1992

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but thorough 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 rigorous critical thinking. It helps students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. With comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary ...


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 ...


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

Bedford / St. Martins, 2005


Eight Great Tragedies
Sylvan; Berman, Morton; Burto, William (editors) Barnet

New American Library, 1963



Coriolanus (Newly Revised Edition) (Signet Classic Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare

San Val, 2002

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and ...


Hamlet (Signet Classic Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare

Chamberlain Bros., 2006

To be, or not to be-that is the question. Perhaps Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, Hamlet is a masterpiece of Elizabethan theater. In this classic, the Prince of Denmark is torn by the choices he must make to revenge the murder of his father, who has returned to him as a ghost. By emphasizing the emotional and moral dilemma facing the introspective Hamlet, Shakespeare elevates the drama above a simple revenge story. The themes of this ...


Eight Great Tragedies [with essays] ~ The complete texts of the world's great tragedies from ancient times to ...

New American Library, 1957

A Panorama of Tragedy: Presenting the complete texts of eight of the world's greatest plays, this important volume illuminates the changing concept of tragedy from Sophocles to O'Neill. It also includes important essays by noteworthy critics and philosophers. For the great ages tragedy is not an expression of despair but the means by which they saved themselves from it. It is a profession of faith.. a way of looking at life by virture of which ...


Eight Great Tragedies

Plume, 1996


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 ...



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