Ragtime is a novel by E. L. Doctorow that was first published in 1975.
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Summary & Analysis
- Part I, Chapters 1–3
- Part I, Chapters 4–6
- Part I, Chapters 7–9
- Part I, Chapters 10–12
- Part I, Chapter 13; Part II, Chapters 14 and 15
- Part II, Chapters 16–18
- Part II, Chapters 19–21
- Part II, Chapters 22–24
- Part II, Chapters 25–27
- Part II, Chapter 28; Part III, Chapters 29 and 30
- Part III, Chapters 31–33
- Part III, Chapters 34–36
- Part III, Chapters 37–39; Part IV, Chapter 40
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- Plot Overview
- Character List
- Character Analysis
- Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
- Part 1, Chapters 1-3
- Part 1, Chapters 4-6
- Part 1, Chapters 7-9
- Part 1, Chapters 10-12
- Part 1, Chapter 13; Part 2, Chapters 14 and 15
- Part 2, Chapters 16-18
- Part 2, Chapters 19-21
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