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A reader's guide to J.D. Salinger

Author: Eberhard Alsen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

J.D. Salinger is best known as the author of "The Catcher in the Rye" (1951), but he also wrote numerous shorter works, some of which are only now beginning to receive scholarly attention. This  Read more...


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Named Person: J D Salinger; J D Salinger; J D Salinger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eberhard Alsen
ISBN: 0313310785 9780313310782
OCLC Number: 472219185
Description: 270 s
Contents: Preface: Yet there is method in't Introduction: Salingers Life as Reflected in His Work The Early Stories The Inverted Forest The Catcher in the Rye Nine Stories Franny Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters Zooey Seymour: An Introduction Hapworth 16, 1924 The Glass Family Series Conclusion: The Persistence of Salinger's Reputation Epilogue: Salinger's Non Sequiters Appendix I: Index of Salinger's Fictional Characters Appendix II: A Glass Family Chronology Appendix III: Salinger's Philosophy of Composition Bibliography Index


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?Alsen's excellent book is a vital resource for students, aficionados, and critics....Essential. All collections supporting study of 20th-century American literature.?-Choice

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