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J.D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye : a cultural history /

"Since its publication in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye has been a cultural phenomenon, not only as an assigned text for English courses but also as a touchstone for generations of alienated youth. As the focus of recent major films and a successful off-Broadway play attest, J.D. Salinger and hi...

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Main Author: Benson, Josef, 1974- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The birth of a novel : Holden Caulfield and J.D .Salinger : two men in the closet (a close reading)
  • Catcher in the fifties : sweet sixteen and the king
  • Catcher in the sixties : false profits
  • Catcher in the seventies : uprisings and infiltrations
  • Catcher in the eighties : lawsuits and murder
  • Catcher in the nineties and to the present : legacies
  • Conclusion.