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The catcher in the rye and philosophy

Author: Keith Dromm; Heather Salter
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, 2012.
Series: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 71.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The puzzling, frustrating world of Holden Caulfield never loosens its grip on our imagination. Somehow, the growing pains of a privileged, alienated teenager lock onto deeper issues that continue to haunt us all. The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy exposes these deeper issues by looking at Salinger's masterpiece through a philosophic lens."--Publisher's website.
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Named Person: J D Salinger; Jerome D Salinger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Dromm; Heather Salter
ISBN: 9780812698008 0812698002
OCLC Number: 781678840
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 215 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Mixed drinks and mixed motives / Nic Bommarito --
The most terrific liar you ever saw in your life / Don Fallis --
Love and squalor at the Antolinis' / Stijn De Cauwer --
You can't teach somebody how to really dance / Rick Mayock --
Holden in love / Elizabeth Olson, Charles Taliaferro --
Holden and some very crumby stuff / Keith Dromm --
The moral call and the moral catch / Guy Pinku --
Holden onto what's right / Jamie Carlin Watson --
The elderly teenager / Marcus Schulzke --
The sickness unto barfing / Dale Jacquette --
Being and phoniness / Russell Manning --
Holden and other lunatics / Jan Whitt --
Censorship in the Rye / Donna Marie Smith --
The case against Salinger's trash / Claudia Franziska Brühwiler --
Is Holden mentally ill? / Michael Cundall --
Calling Salinger up / Keith Dromm, Heather Salter.
Series Title: Popular culture and philosophy, v. 71.
Responsibility: edited by Keith Dromm and Heather Salter.


Few novels have had more influence on individuals and literary culture than J D Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye", that quickly became championed by youth who identified with the awkwardness and  Read more...
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