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Overview
Works: 708 works in 1,301 publications in 2 languages and 183,413 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Young adult works  Study guides  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
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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 738 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
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 662 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
Canterbury tales : notes by Bruce Nicoll( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En flok pilgrimme af alle samfundslag drager i slutningen af 1300-tallet fra London til St. Thomas grav i Canterbury og fordriver tiden undervejs med at fortælle historier
King Lear : notes ... by James K Lowers( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including introduction, sources, the play, leading characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, review questions, selected bibliography"--Subtitle
Moby Dick; notes by James Lamar Roberts( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the life and times of Herman Melville, a list of characters, synopsis, chapter summaries and commentaries, a critical analysis, character analyses, and more
Catcher in the rye : notes by Robert B Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and Slave and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aid to students, including a summary of each chapter and a commentary
The jungle : notes by Frank H Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old man and the sea : notes by Gary Carey( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 499 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
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 Gary Carey( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 468 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
Richard II : notes by Denis Calandra( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 439 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 438 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 Lamar Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 415 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 Lamar Roberts( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 401 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 Gary Carey( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 392 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 : notes ... by Eva Fitzwater( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 390 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( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, and more
The stranger : notes by Gary Carey( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaninglessness and randomness of life was a constant theme in Camus's writing. This story is absurd, yet touches a chord within the reader that surely will resonate for years to come. A man is condemned to beheading because he was indifferent at his mother's funeral. In prison he finds freedom and happiness. Death becomes his greatest moment of life
Absalom, Absalom!; notes by James Lamar Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 344 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
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 315 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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Macbeth : notes
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Wuthering HeightsCanterbury tales : notesKing Lear : notes ...Moby Dick; notesCatcher in the rye : notesThe jungle : notesThe old man and the sea : notesThe Odyssey : notes ...