The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: J.D. Salinger
Pages: 329
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Release: 1951
Editor: Unknown

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: J. D. Salinger
Pages: 277
ISBN: 0848832914
Release: 1951-09-01
Editor: Amereon Limited

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"Originally published in hardcover by Little,Brown and Company, July 1951"--T.p. vers

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Jerome David Salinger
Pages: 219
ISBN: OCLC:748983447
Release: 1988
Editor: Unknown

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The Catcher in the Rye J D Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye   J  D  Salinger
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Author: Harold Bloom
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781438113739
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Infobase Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The classic 1951 novel by J.D. Salinger is analyzed.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: J. D. Salinger
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780316460002
Release: 2019-08-13
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature--and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books. "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth." The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caufield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days.

J D Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye

J  D  Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Harold Bloom
Pages: 225
ISBN: 9781438119250
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: Infobase Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents a collection of essays analyzing Salinger's The catcher in the rye, including a chronology of his works and life.

The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy

The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy
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Author: Keith Dromm,Heather Salter
Pages: 215
ISBN: 9780812698008
Release: 2012
Editor: Open Court Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Collects essays that look at J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" through a philosophical approach.

Understanding The Catcher in the Rye

Understanding The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Pages: 96
ISBN: UOM:39015050505232
Release: 2001
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An introduction to Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" discusses the author's life, his perceptions of society in the 1950s, and the novel's plot, characters, and themes.

The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye  by J D  Salinger
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Author: Joseph Dewey
Pages: 351
ISBN: 1587658372
Release: 2012
Editor: Critical Insights

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This volume argues that, with the death of Salinger, we are at a threshold moment in our long obsession with Holden and its eccentric author, a chance to re-approach The Catcher in the Rye. We can approach the book now as readers. As it turns out, there is more to Holden Caulfield than, well, Holden. And there is more to Catcher in the Rye than Sonny Salinger. Liberated from the need to identify with (or the zeal to condemn) Holden Caulfield, liberated from the dark charisma of its troubled hermit-author, we can at last confront a novel whose argument, as it turns out, we have only begun to measure. This volume gathers essays?now-classic investigations into the novel as well as new perspectives?that collectively offer the opportunity to begin such a re-introduction. There are, of course, essays that detail the emotional impact of first hearing Holden's voice. In these poignant essays, readers set aside the pedagogical imperative and attempt to understand the human ties they felt with Holden. These essayists remind readers today that once upon a time novels, and the characters in them, had the deeply personal impact that are now routinely associated with films, music, and television. However beyond such intimacy, the private identification with a book and a charismatic main character, Catcher speaks to a much broader community. -- Publisher's website.

Catcher in the Rye the MAXNotes Literature Guides

Catcher in the Rye  the  MAXNotes Literature Guides
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Author: Robert S. Holzman
Pages: 120
ISBN: 0738669571
Release: 2012-05
Editor: Research & Education Assoc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Jack Salzman
Pages: 118
ISBN: 0521377986
Release: 1991
Editor: Cambridge University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Five essays focus on various aspects of the novel from its ideology within the context of the Cold War and portrait of a particular American subculture to its account of patterns of adolescent crisis and rich and complex narrative structure.

Fated

Fated
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Author: Alyson Noël
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781466802544
Release: 2012-05-22
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortals, Alyson Noël, comes Fated—a breathtaking new saga brimming with magic, mystery, and an intoxicating love story that will steal your heart away. Meet The Soul Seekers. Strange things are happening to Daire Santos. Crows mock her, glowing people stalk her, time stops without warning, and a beautiful boy with unearthly blue eyes haunts all her dreams. Fearing for her daughter's sanity, Daire's mother sends her to live with the grandmother she's never met. A woman who recognizes the visions for what they truly are—the call to her destiny as a Soul Seeker—one who can navigate the worlds between the living and dead. There on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico, Daire sets out to harness her mystical powers. But it's when she meets Dace, the boy from her dreams, that her whole world is shaken to its core. Now Daire is forced to discover if Dace is the one guy she's meant to be with...or if he's allied with the enemy she's destined to destroy.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Jerome David Salinger
Pages: 277
ISBN: UOM:39015047545176
Release: 1951
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Nigel Tookey
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0582313309
Release: 1997-01
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

J. D. Salinger wrote one of the most famous books ever written, The Catcher in the Rye. Salinger wrote many stories and, in 1941, after several rejections, Salinger finally cracked The New Yorker, with a story, "Slight Rebellion Off Madison," that was an early sketch of what became a scene in "The Catcher in the Rye." The magazine then had second thoughts in part because of World War II in which Salinger was in combat, and held the story for five years before finally publishing it in 1946, buried in the back of an issue. Everyone was surprised when the story and the book that followed it became a bit hit. Even today nobody can really explain why Catcher in the Rye is so famous and so popular. Yet, millions have been sold and are still being sold even though only available as used books nowadays. When The Catcher in the Rye was published in 1951, it was registered for copyright as "additional material." This obviously referred to the earlier work "Slight Rebellion Off Madison." The copyright page on "The Catcher in the Rye" states "Copyright 1945, 1946, 1951 by J. D Salinger." The date of 1945 obviously refers to the publication of "I'm Crazy," a short story written by Salinger and published in the December 22, 1945 issue of Collier's magazine that first introduced the character Holden Caulfield to the reading public. Salinger later reworked this short story to incorporate it into The Catcher in the Rye. The two earlier stories are "I'm Crazy," an early version of Holden's departure from prep school that later shows up in The Catcher in the Rye. With minor alteration, much of this story is familiar to readers as the chapter where Holden visits Mr. Spencer. What sets this story apart is the presence of an additional Caulfield sister and the clarity of Holden's resignation and compromise at the end. "Slight Rebellion off Madison" is an early version of another scene in The Catcher in the Rye. The story follows Holden when he is home from Pency and goes to the movies, then skating with Sally Hayes, followed by his drunken calls to her apartment late at night. An early story, it is the first of Salinger's Caulfied works to be accepted for publication.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: J. D. Salinger
Pages: 277
ISBN: 1439576645
Release: 2008-11-21
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Jerome D. Salinger
Pages: 192
ISBN: 3125738067
Release: 1994-01
Editor: Unknown

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Understanding The Catcher in the Rye

Understanding The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Sanford Pinsker,Ann Pinsker
Pages: 173
ISBN: 0313302006
Release: 1999
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Examines the background and themes of "Catcher in the Rye," discusses the novel's censorship, and examines the character of Holden Caulfield

Catcher in the Rye

Catcher in the Rye
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Author: J. D. Salinger
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0847912205
Release: 1951-01
Editor: Unknown

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My Ideal Bookshelf

My Ideal Bookshelf
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Author: Thessaly La Force
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780316225007
Release: 2012-11-13
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The books that we choose to keep -- let alone read -- can say a lot about who we are and how we see ourselves. In My Ideal Bookshelf, dozens of leading cultural figures share the books that matter to them most; books that define their dreams and ambitions and in many cases helped them find their way in the world. Contributors include Malcolm Gladwell, Thomas Keller, Michael Chabon, Alice Waters, James Patterson, Maira Kalman, Judd Apatow, Chuck Klosterman, Miranda July, Alex Ross, Nancy Pearl, David Chang, Patti Smith, Jennifer Egan, and Dave Eggers, among many others. With colorful and endearingly hand-rendered images of book spines by Jane Mount, and first-person commentary from all the contributors, this is a perfect gift for avid readers, writers, and all who have known the influence of a great book.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye
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Author: Scott Hurley
Pages: 74
ISBN: 9781921088834
Release: 2011-08-01
Editor: Insight Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.