WorldCat Identities

Roberts, James L. 1929-

Overview
Works: 433 works in 1,281 publications in 1 language and 81,288 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Fiction  Short stories  Historical drama  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator
Classifications: PS3511.A86, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James L Roberts
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : notes, including life and background ... by James L Roberts( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including life and background, general plot summary, list of characters, note on chapter titles, summaries and commentaries, character analyses, review questions, selected bibliography."
The grapes of wrath : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and background, introduction, general plot summary, list of characters, chapter summaries and commentaries, notes on general meaning and style, character analysis, examination questions
Moby Dick : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Moby Dick including life and times of Herman Melville, introduction, list of characters, synopsis, chapter summaries and commentaries, critical analysis, character analyses, questions of examination and review, and bibliography. -- Adapted from title page
Death of a salesman : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of Arthur Miller, scene-by-scene summaries and commentaries, critical notes, character sketches, and more
The sound and the fury; notes by James L Roberts( Book )

26 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of William Faulkner, a list of characters, critial commentaries, critical essays, character analyses, and more
Crime and punishment notes : including introduction ... by James L Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to Dostoyevsky's novel "Crime and Punishment," offering chapter summaries, critical commentary, study questions, and recommended topics for further research
A farewell to arms; notes, including life and background, general introduction, list of characters, commentary, critical notes on general meaning, the code hero, dramatic structure, style, character studies, questions and theme topics by James L Roberts( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of Ernest Hemingway, a list of characters, commentary, and critical notes
The crucible : notes, including life and background, list of characters, commentaries, critical analysis, the historical background, review questions and essay topics, appendixes, selected bibliography by Denis Calandra( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on The Crucible, including list of characters, commentaries, critical analysis, and more
Of mice and men : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sustained by the hope of someday owning a farm of their own, two migrant laborers arrive to work on a ranch in central California. Including life of the author, general plot summary, summaries and commentaries, questions for review
As I lay dying; notes, including life and background, structure and narrative technique, list of narrator-characters, analysis and commentary, critical notes, notes on main characters, review questions and theme topics by James L Roberts( Book )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to understanding William Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying," examining the life of the author, discussing the structure and narrative technique employed in the novel, featuring analysis and commentary on individual sections, and including character notes, and other study aids
The old man and the sea : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merchant of Venice : notes by Waldo F McNeir( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life of William Shakespeare, a brief synopsis of the play, a list of characters, summaries and commentaries, character analyses, and more
The brothers Karamazov : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story about a family and the appetites and their struggles that lead up to patricide
Madame Bovary : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Flaubert's Madam Bovary has been recognized as the forerunner of our most prevalent and influential literary genre, the realistic novel. Cliffs Notes include a brief synopsis of the work, list of characters, chapter analyses, Flaubert's life and work, and questions for review
The sun also rises; notes, including life and background, general introduction, list of characters, commentary, notes on main characters, "The Hemingway Code Hero", review questions and essay topics by G. K Carey( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on a story that focuses on a "lost generation" of Americans who fought in France during World War I and who expatriated themselves from America after the world
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde : notes, including life of the author, general plot summary, list of characters, summaries and critical commentaries, character analyses, questions for review, essay topics, selected bibliography by James L Roberts( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll, a kindly scientist, takes on his stunted evil self, Mr. Hyde by night
Absalom, Absalom!; notes by James L Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner wrote about the conflicts of the human heart. In this book, the reader follows protagonist Henry Sutpen through the vast array of moral and psychological choices that humans encounter in the problematic modern world. This epic story elevated Faulkner to literary giant status
Twelfth night : notes, including life of Shakespeare ... by James L Roberts( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides study tools on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," including background on the author, summaries, commentary, literary analysis, and character analyses
Light in August by James L Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality features some of Faulkner's most memorable characters
Poe's short stories : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : notes, including life and background ...
Alternative Names
Roberts, James H.

Roberts, James L.

Roberts, James L. (James Lamar), 1929-

Roberts, James Lamar, 1929-

Languages
English (340)

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The grapes of wrath : notesMoby Dick : notesDeath of a salesman : notesThe sound and the fury; notesCrime and punishment notes : including introduction ...A farewell to arms; notes, including life and background, general introduction, list of characters, commentary, critical notes on general meaning, the code hero, dramatic structure, style, character studies, questions and theme topicsThe crucible : notes, including life and background, list of characters, commentaries, critical analysis, the historical background, review questions and essay topics, appendixes, selected bibliographyOf mice and men : notes