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Overview
Works: 753 works in 1,399 publications in 2 languages and 183,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Graphic novels  Tragedies (Drama)  Domestic fiction  Study guides  Comic books, strips, etc 
Classifications: PS3537.I85, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Cliffs Notes, Inc
King Lear : notes ... by James K Lowers( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including introduction, sources, the play, leading characters, synopsis, summaries and commentaries, review questions, selected bibliography"--Subtitle
Macbeth : notes by Denis Calandra( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 644 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
Canterbury tales : notes by Bruce Nicoll( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including biographical and historical introduction, Chaucer's language, summaries and commentaries, principal characters, critical analysis ..."
Moby Dick : notes by James L Roberts( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 575 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 563 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 501 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 500 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 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 483 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 )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion and critique of the play Richard II, written by William Shakespeare
Anna Karenina : notes by Marianne Sturman( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 414 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
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 )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 402 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( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 399 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
Treasure Island & Kidnapped : notes ... by G. K Carey( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 378 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
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 )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 368 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( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 327 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 302 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
A separate peace : notes, including introduction, chapter summaries and commentaries, character sketches, critical notes, questions by Cary M Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review and study guide to the novel "A separate peace" by John Knowles
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : notes, including life and background ... by James L Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Including life and background, general plot summary, list of characters, note on chapter titles, summaries and commentaries, character analyses, review questions, selected bibliography."/ Includes bibliographical references (p. 72-73)
The stranger : notes by G. K Carey( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes the life of Camus, plot summary, a list of characters, chapter summaries and commentaries, critical notes, and more
 
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Macbeth : notesCanterbury tales : notesMoby 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 : notesThe Odyssey : notes ...