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CliffsNotes on Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

CliffsNotes on Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (Paperback, New edition)

By Maurer, Kate

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Cliffs Notes is aimed at students needing to understand a subject with a minimum of fuss, covering both classic and modern literature. In this case Fitzgerald's tragic story of a man obsessed with the idea of success in America.

ISBN 9780764586019
Published 1 June 2000 by Houghton Mifflin
Format Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780764586019
ISBN-10 0764586017
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Imprint Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
Publication Date 1 June 2000
International Publication Date 5 June 2000
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Maurer, Kate
Series Cliffs notes
Category Learning & Study Skills
English Literature: Literary Criticism
Number of Pages 96
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 209mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress American literature, History and criticism
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 813.52
Catalogue Code 443475

Description of this Book

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key 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 familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Great Gatsby explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of triumph, tragedy, and a classic love triangle in the 1920s. Following the story of a young Midwesterner who's fascinated by the mysterious past and opulent lifestyle of his landlord, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Introduction to and synopsis of the book In-depth character analyses Critical essays on topics of interest Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, videos, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure -- you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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Author's Bio

Kate Maurer received her Ph.D. in English from Marquette University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Composition and English at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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