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Overview
Works: 769 works in 1,480 publications in 2 languages and 183,630 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Gothic fiction 
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Inc Cliffs Notes
The old man and the sea : notes by G. K Carey( )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catcher in the rye : notes by Robert B Kaplan( )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and Slave and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aid to students, including a summary of each chapter and a commentary
Canterbury tales : notes by Bruce Nicoll( )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including biographical and historical introduction, Chaucer's language, summaries and commentaries, principal characters, critical analysis ..."
Macbeth : notes by Denis Calandra( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scene-by-scene synopses and character sketches enhance the student's understanding of the themes, plot, and language of the tragedy
Moby Dick : notes by James L Roberts( )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,631 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
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a background of English moors in the 18th century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff
King Lear : notes ... by James K Lowers( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including introduction, sources, the play, leading characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, review questions, selected bibliography"--Subtitle
The Odyssey : notes ... by Robert J Milch( )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These notes present a ... discussion of the action and thought of the [poetry] ... and a concise interpretation of its artistic merits and ... significance. They are ... a supplementary aid to serious students ... [and] they are also helpful in preparing for an examination ...-A note to the reader
Anna Karenina : notes by Marianne Sturman( )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on a drama of vengeance, infidelity, and retribution. It portrays the moving story of people whose emotions conflict with the dominant social mores of their time
The jungle : notes by Frank H Thompson( )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Including Sinclair's life and career, background in social history, The jungle as propaganda, list of characters, brief synopsis, chapter summaries and commentaries, characterization, review questions and theme topics
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( )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 1,515 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
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( )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of Ernest Hemingway, a list of characters, commentary, and critical notes
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( )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on a story describing a family's struggle to get their mother properly buried, while they encounter catastrophes of flood and fire, as well as the chaos of their own feelings
Richard II : notes by Denis Calandra( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the drama of a king too fine and dandy to be an effective ruler. Faulted with incompetence and hoodwinked by his court, he loses his kingdom as the result of following his pleasure's course
Doctor Faustus : notes ... by Eva Fitzwater( )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry IV, part 1 : notes : including introduction, characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, medium: verse and prose, sixteenth-century political theory, review questions, selected bibliography by James K Lowers( )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This popular play entertains and inspires in alternating comic scenes and serious ones and is the birthplace of one of the theater's greatest characters, Sir John Falstaff. Young Prince Hal rebels against his father the king until he must go to the king's aid to stamp out the rebellion of nobles
Absalom, Absalom!; notes by James L Roberts( )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Including an introduction to the novel, list of characters, commentaries, character analyses, and review questions
T.S. Eliot's major poems & plays : notes ... by Robert B Kaplan( )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a biography of Thomas Stearns Eliot, a commenary of major poems and plays, selected bibliography, . commentary of modern poetry and drama, and more
Treasure Island & Kidnapped : notes ... by G. K Carey( )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Including life of the author, lists of characters, summaries, critical interpretations, questions for review, and selected bibliography
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin : notes : including introduction, brief summary, summaries and discussions, critical analysis, character sketches, study questions, bibliography by Merrill Maguire Skaggs( )

6 editions published between 1909 and 1990 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of America's foremost minds -- and wits -- writing in the 18th century was Benjamin Franklin. He helped write the US Constitution, he was an inventor, statesman, and scientist. He was as valuable to society as one man could be. Here he tells his own story
 
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin : notes : including introduction, brief summary, summaries and discussions, critical analysis, character sketches, study questions, bibliography
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Catcher in the rye : notesCanterbury tales : notesMacbeth : notesMoby Dick : notesWuthering HeightsKing Lear : notes ...The Odyssey : notes ...Anna Karenina : notes
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English (166)

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