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The Best of Oscar Wilde

by Oscar Wilde Sylvan Barnet

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.


by William Shakespeare Sylvan Barnet Reuben Arthur Brower

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

Critical Thinking Reading and Writing: A Brief Guide to Argument (7th edition)

by Sylvan Barnet Hugo Bedau

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.

Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking and Argument, with Readings Tenth Edition

by Sylvan Barnet Hugo Bedau

This book is a text--a book about reading other people's arguments and writing your own arguments--and it is also an anthology--a collection of more than a hundred selections, ranging from Plato to the present, with a strong emphasis on contemporary arguments and, in this edition, new modes of argument, from documentary film trailers to political speeches to infographics.

Four Great Tragedies: Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear,Othello

by William Shakespeare Sylvan Barnet

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

Histories: Volume 1 (Everyman's Library)

by William Shakespeare Sylvan Barnet

Shakespeare's histories--containing within their crowded tableaux all of the tragedies, confusions, and beauties of human life--are not only drama of the highest order. They also serve as windows through which generations have made themselves familiar with crucial episodes in English history. Included are: Henry VI, Parts 1, 2, and 3; Richard III; and King John.

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays: Salome; Lady Windermere's Fan

by Oscar Wilde Sylvan Barnet

Wilde's wittiest One thing happens when you read Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest"; you are amazed to remember that this play was authored over 100 years ago. For most plays of that era, the average reader tends to lose references and it tends to be stodgy and irrelevant. Not so Earnest, due to the brilliance and imagination of it's playwright.

Literature for Composition: Essays, Fiction, Poetry and Drama

by Sylvan Barnet Morton Berman William Burton

Literature for Composition is a versatile anthology which has both diverse selections and excellent coverage of writing instruction. The book begins with six chapters on the reading and writing process, followed by a section on literary works and forms, a section on argument, and a thematic anthology. The new edition features updated casebooks on prominent writers as well as a new mini-casebook on The Titanic.

A Short Guide to Writing about Art

by Sylvan Barnet

Addressed primarily to students in art history courses, the author has much to say on good writing, as he supports it with well-chosen samples. Emphasis on asking the right kind of question when viewing art.

A Short Guide To Writing About Art (Eleventh Edition)

by Sylvan Barnet

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, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on "Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials. " MySearchLab is a part of the Barnet program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, helps students master basic writing skills.

The Winter's Tale

by William Shakespeare Sylvan Barnet

The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series The work of the world's greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars The Winter's Tale.

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