The Catcher in the Rye
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The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author: J. D. Salinger
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Classics
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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 ...

J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3
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J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author: Sarah Graham
  • Release Date : 2007-06-11
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • File Size: 746166 Bytes


J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951) is a twentieth-century classic. Despite being one of the most frequently banned books in America, generations of readers have identified with the narrator, Holden Caulfield, an angry young man who articulates the confusion, cynicism and vulnerability of adolescence with humour and sincerity.This guide to Salinger’s provocative novel offers: an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of The Catcher in the Rye a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present a selection of new critical essays on the The Catcher in the Rye, by Sally Robinson, Renee R. Curry, Denis Jonnes, Livia Hekanaho and Clive Baldwin, providing a range of perspectives on...

The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3.5
From 440 Ratings

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : J.D. Salinger
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 031654003X


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

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 i...

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : J. D. Salinger
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241988794


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

'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 first of J. D. Salinger's four books to be published, The Catcher in the Rye is one of the most widely read and beloved of all contemporary American novels. 'The handbook of the adolescent heart' The New Yorker...

The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3.5
From 3,163 Ratings

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : Jerome David Salinger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Fiction in English
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0140470921


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

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J  D  Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

J D Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438119250


J D Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

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


  • Author : Keith Dromm
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812698008


The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy Book Description :

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

J D  Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

J D Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791092965


J D Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work....

The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3.5
From 3,163 Ratings

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : J. D. Salinger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008-11-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439576645


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

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

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : Jack Salzman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521377986


New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

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....

The Catcher in the Rye
Score: 3.5
From 3,165 Ratings

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : J. D. Salinger
  • Publisher : Ishi Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 4871876195


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?...

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye


  • Author : J. D. Salinger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1977063020


The Catcher in the Rye Book Description :

Anniversary Edition. The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. 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. The boy himself is at once too simple and too complex for us to make any final comment about him or his story. Perhaps the safest thing we can say about Holden is that he was born in the world not just strongly attracted to beauty but, almost, hopelessly impaled on it. There are many voices in this novel: children's voices, adult voices, underground voices-but Holden's voice is the most eloquent of all. Transcending his own vernacular, yet rema...