EPZ Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

EPZ Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

by Sarah Graham

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Overview

J. D. Salinger's 1951 novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is the definitive coming-of-age novel and Holden Caulfield remains one of the most famous characters in modern literature. This jargon-free guide to the text sets The Catcher in the Rye in its historical, intellectual and cultural contexts, offering analyses of its themes, style and structure, and presenting an up-to-date account of its critical reception.
J. D. Salinger's 1951 novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is the definitive coming-of-age novel and Holden Caulfield remains one of the most famous characters in modern literature. This jargon-free guide to the text sets The Catcher in the Rye in its historical, intellectual and cultural contexts, offering analyses of its themes, style and structure, and presenting an up-to-date account of its critical reception.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826491329
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/25/2007
Series: Reader's Guides
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Sarah Graham is Lecturer in American Literature at the University of Leicester, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements1. Contexts 2. Language, Style and Form 3. Reading The Catcher in the Rye 4. Critical Reception and Publishing History 5. Adaptation, interpretation and influence 6. Bibliography and Guide to Further Reading
Index

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