The series is edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson.
"Simon & Schuster Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential."
A book would typically include:
"A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
A chronology of the author's life and work
A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
An outline of key themes to guide the reader's own interpretations
Detailed explanatory notes
Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience"From S & S website