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  • Moliere's Tartuffe, The Misanthrope & The Bourgeois Gentlemanby Denis M. Calandra; James L. Roberts

    Wiley 1968; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    In Tartuffe, a witty 17th-century French comedy, a religious hypocrite almost succeeds in his plot to jail a naive friend and his family and thereby get the title to their home. The Misanthrope centers on a man who decides to speak and act with complete honesty, despite the fact that society has its hypocritical aspects. Love enters the picture,... more...

  • Dreiser's An American Tragedyby Martin Bucco

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    Called one of the best writers on the American scene, Dreiser is also called one of the world's best worst writers, with claims that he is an impurist with nothing but genius. This story, told in gruesome detail and with unswerving realism, recounts the dilemmas and choices of a "loser"; we watch him ascend to temptation, fall in transgression, and... more...

  • Lewis' Arrowsmithby Salibelle Royster

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    The Pulitzer Prize winning "Arrowsmith" (an award Lewis refused to accept) recounts the story of a doctor who is forced to give up his trade for reasons ranging from public ignorance to the publicity-mindedness of a great foundation, and becomes an isolated seeker of scientific truth. more...

  • Sterne's Tristram Shandyby Charles Parish

    Wiley 1999; US$ 4.95 US$ 4.21

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure. In CliffsNotes on Sterne's Tristram Shandy, you find help in making sense of the complexities of Laurence... more...

  • Kafka's The Trialby Herberth Czermak

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    Kafka's books are filled with the blurring of reality and dreams. The "real" world is never enough for Kafka's characters, and they are always left yearning for a firm metaphysical anchor that they can never quite grasp. This book describes a man's persecution by an overwhelming power. more...

  • Shakespeare's King Henry IVby James K. Lowers

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    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. more...

  • Keats & Shelleyby Dougald B. MacEachen

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley belong to the second generation of Romantic poets. The Romantics focused on themselves and nature, as opposed to society and universal and general ideas. These two greats helped define and shape the movement. more...

  • Tan's The Kitchen God's Wifeby Mei Li Robinson

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    "Tan is one of the prime storytellers writing fiction today." — NEWSWEEK Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything. And Winnie angrily determines that she must be the one to tell her daughter, Pearl, about the past—including... more...

  • Hugo's Les Miserablesby Amy L. Marsland; George Klin

    Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Les Miserables, you examine two themes from Victor... more...

  • Milton's Paradise Lostby Bob Linn

    Wiley 2000; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Paradise Lost retells the Judeo-Christian story of creation, in which Milton... more...