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Roberts, James Lamar 1929-

Overview
Works: 266 works in 755 publications in 1 language and 79,889 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stream of consciousness fiction  Political fiction  Satire  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS3511.A86, 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( file )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 1,817 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( file )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 1,791 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 : the corrected text by William Faulkner( file )
15 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason
Moby Dick notes by James Lamar Roberts( file )
34 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 1,730 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 glass menagerie, and A streetcar named Desire notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( file )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
Includes the life and background of Thomas Lanier Williams (Tennessee Williams), scene summaries and commentaries, character sketches, selected questions, and more
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( file )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
Including: Introduction -- Chapter summaries and commentaries -- Character sketches -- Critical notes -- Study questions and theme topics
Cliffs notes on Hemingway's A farewell to arms notes by James Lamar Roberts( file )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 1,672 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( file )
17 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 1,640 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
Of mice and men notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( file )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,609 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 crucible : a play in four acts by Arthur Miller( Computer File )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
A play based on the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692. It deals particularly with the hounding to death of the nonconformist John Proctor
The brothers Karamazov notes ... by G. K Carey( file )
9 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 1,533 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
Twelfth night notes ... by James Lamar Roberts( file )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 1,521 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( file )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll, a kindly scientist, takes on his stunted evil self, Mr. Hyde by night
One flew over the cuckoo's nest, a novel by Ken Kesey( file )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
Includes life and background of Ken Kesey, character analyses, critical commentaries, review questions, and more
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( file )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,462 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
Light in August : the corrected text by William Faulkner( file )
11 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
A novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality features some of Faulkner's most memorable characters
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( file )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,434 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
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner( file )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
The story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who came to Jefferson in the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi wilderness. He was a man, Faulkner said, "who wanted sons and the sons destroyed him."
Poe's short stories notes by James Lamar Roberts( file )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 1,406 libraries worldwide
The tempest by William Shakespeare( file )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play about Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, who is exiled on a remote island with his daughter, Miranda; and includes an essay on performance, modern spelling and punctuation, and an annotated bibliography
 
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Alternative Names
Roberts, James L.
Roberts, James L. 1929-
Roberts, James L. (James Lamar), 1929-
Roberts, James Lamar
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English (232)
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