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Overview
Works: 703 works in 1,293 publications in 2 languages and 183,404 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Graphic novels  Legends  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3537.I85, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Cliffs Notes, Inc
Macbeth : notes by Denis Calandra( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study guide to Shakespeare's play about a man who is told that he will be king, and acts to hasten the prediction's fulfillment; provides biographical information about the author, a brief synopsis, summaries and commentaries on each act, character analyses, review questions, essay topics, and a selected bibliography
King Lear : notes ... by James K Lowers( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including introduction, sources, the play, leading characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, review questions, selected bibliography"--Subtitle
Canterbury tales : notes by Bruce Nicoll( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including biographical and historical introduction, Chaucer's language, summaries and commentaries, principal characters, critical analysis ..."
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Yorkshire, the passionate attachment between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father causes disaster for them and many others, even in the next generation
Moby Dick : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 576 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
Catcher in the rye : notes by Robert B Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and Slave and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aid to students, including a summary of each chapter and a commentary
The jungle by Upton Sinclair( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant struggling in America
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 )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 504 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
The old man and the sea : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey : notes ... by Robert J Milch( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 495 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
Richard II : notes by Denis Calandra( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 428 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
Anna Karenina : notes by Marianne Sturman( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 428 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
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 )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 410 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
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 )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and background of Ernest Hemingway, a list of characters, commentary, and critical notes
Treasure Island & Kidnapped : notes ... by G. K Carey( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These novels of pirates on the high seas and intrigue in the Scottish highlands were written on a challenge by Stevenson's teenage stepson to ""write something really interesting."" The results are these fast-moving and adventurous books, simple and entertaining
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal tale of a German conjurer who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for a life of adventure and excitement. An aging scholar makes a deal with the devil for youth, knowledge, and a dazzling mistress
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( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, and more
Absalom, Absalom!; notes by James L Roberts( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 363 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
The stranger : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life of Camus, plot summary, a list of characters, chapter summaries and commentaries, critical notes, and more
T.S. Eliot's major poems & plays : notes ... by Robert B Kaplan( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 312 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
 
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King Lear : notes ...Canterbury tales : notesWuthering HeightsMoby Dick : notesCatcher in the rye : notesThe jungleThe 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 topicsThe old man and the sea : notes