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Roberts, James Lamar 1929-

Overview
Works: 422 works in 1,184 publications in 1 language and 82,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Stream of consciousness fiction  Political fiction  Drama 
Roles: Editor, Annotator
Classifications: PS3515.E37, 813.52
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Publications about James Lamar Roberts
Publications by James Lamar Roberts
Most widely held works by James Lamar Roberts
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Computer File )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 1,832 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
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( Computer File )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 1,806 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 sound and the fury by James Lamar Roberts( Computer File )
24 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 1,775 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 by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Computer File )
17 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,737 libraries worldwide
Including: Introduction -- Chapter summaries and commentaries -- Character sketches -- Critical notes -- Study questions and theme topics
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Computer File )
24 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Includes the life and background of Ernest Hemingway, a list of characters, commentary, and critical notes
As I lay dying : the corrected text by William Faulkner( Computer File )
30 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
By telling the story through the voices of several narrators, Faulkner provided deep observations of a Southern family's move to a new town and life. The book is not only compelling because of the story, but also because of the depth and richness of the characters
The Red badge of courage notes by Clifton K Hillegass( Computer File )
15 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,692 libraries worldwide
Notes include : chapter summaries and critical commentaries, biography of Stephen Crane, critical analysis of the novel, character analyses, Crane's style and technique, questions for review
Moby Dick notes by Herman Melville( Computer File )
22 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,664 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
The crucible notes, including life and background, list of characters, commentaries, critical anlysis, the historical background, review questions and essay topics, appendixes, selected bibliography by Arthur Miller( Computer File )
18 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
The masterpiece of American drama is now a major motion picture from 20th Century Fox, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, and Paul Scofield. Set during the witch hunts in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, The Crucible recounts the vengeance, mass hysteria, and collective evil that poisoned this small town. photos, some in color
Of mice and men notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( file )
12 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,628 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
The brothers Karamazov notes ... by G. K Carey( file )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
Dostoevsky's last novel is considered his masterpiece and tells the story of a family and the appetites and struggles that lead to patricide. With rich character development and understanding of humanity, Dostoevsky comes across as a force of nature
Madame Bovary notes by James Lamar Roberts( Computer File )
18 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Twelfth night notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( file )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
Provides study tools on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," including background on the author, summaries, commentary, literary analysis, and character analyses
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 Lamar Roberts( Computer File )
19 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll, a kindly scientist, takes on his stunted evil self, Mr. Hyde by night
Merchant of Venice notes by Waldo F McNeir( file )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in English and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. In CliffsNotes on The Merchant of Venice, you follow along as a young merchant cannot repay his debt to a vindictive moneylender. This is the story that introduces us to Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's work. You'll gain insight into this romantic comedy as you move through each of the play's five acts. Other features that help you figure out this important work includeLife and background
Light in August by James Lamar Roberts( Computer File )
17 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
A novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality features some of Faulkner's most memorable characters
The tempest notes by L. L Hillegass( file )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Includes an introduction to SHakespeare, an introduction to The Tempest, a synopsis, a list of characters, summaries and commentaries, review questions, and more
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Computer File )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Santiago is a Cuban fisherman who encounters a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream and the battle for his catch becomes one of survival against a band of marauding sharks
Absalom, Absalom! notes by James Lamar Roberts( file )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( file )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
Published in 1926 to explosive acclaim, The Sun Also Rises stands as perhaps the most impressive first novel ever written by an American writer. A roman ̉clef about a group of American and English expatriates on an excursion from Paris's Left Bank to Pamplona for the July fiesta and its climactic bull fight, a journey from the center of a civilization spiritually bankrupted by the First World War to a vital, God-haunted world in which faith and honor have yet to lose their currency, the novel captured for the generation that would come to be called "Lost" the spirit of its age, and marked Ernest Hemingway as the preeminent writer of his time
 
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Roberts, James L.
Roberts, James L. (James Lamar), 1929-
Roberts, James Lamar
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English (303)
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