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Understanding The catcher in the rye : a student casebook to issues, sources, and historical documents

Author: Sanford Pinsker; Ann Pinsker
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series.
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Examines the background and themes of "Catcher in the Rye," discusses the novel's censorship, and examines the character of Holden Caulfield.
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Genre/Form: Study guides
Named Person: J D Salinger; Jerome D Salinger; Jerome D Salinger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sanford Pinsker; Ann Pinsker
ISBN: 0313302006 9780313302008
OCLC Number: 40567370
Description: xix, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Literary analysis --
Censorship of The catcher in the rye --
FROM: "Catcher comes of age" (1981) / Adam Moss --
"Censorship and the values of fiction" (1964) / Wayne C. Booth --
"The catcher in the rye --
what are we counting?" (1985) / Franklin Schlatter --
Associated Press news release (1960) --
"Catcher catches it in G.P." (1968) --
Criterion: Filth" (1968) --
"Pastor pledges fight over Catcher" (1968) --
"Catcher catches it ... again" (1972) --
"Censorship or choice? Catcher in the spotlight; Brunswick girl wants school to take novel off required reading list" (1997) / Jingle Davis --
"Most challenged" (1997) / Windell M. Smith --
"Glynn board votes to keep Catcher in its classrooms" (1997) / Jingle Davis --
"Catcher pulled from course, not district" (1997) / Carlos Alcala --
"Why high school students should read the classics first" (1997) / Timothy May --
"Best method for popularizing book is to ban it" (1998) --
America's postwar culture: FROM: Douglas T. Miller and Marion Nowak, "Growing up" (1997) --
Douglas T. Miller and Marion Nowak, "The happy home corporation and baby factory" (1977) --
Martha C. Nussbaum, "Women in the sixties" (1997) --
Samuel B. Chartres and Leonard Kunstadt, Jazz: a history of the New York scene (1981) --
Roy Rosenzweig and Elizabeth Blackmar, "Scenes from a park, 1941-1980" (1992) --
Preparatory schools: FROM: Ian Hamilton, In search of J.D. Salinger (1986) --
Interview with Wes Kaplan (1998) --
Interview with Steven Bender (1998) --
Interview with Nate Gasden (1998) --
Interview with Edmund N. Carpenter II (1998) --
The peddie school catalog (1950-1951) --
Lorene Cady, Black ice (1991) --
John Knowles, A separate peace (1960) --
Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell, "The prep crucible" (1985) --
Christopher Brookeman, "Pencey preppy: cultural codes in The catcher in the rye" (1991) --
Holden Caulfield at the movies: FROM: Mordaunt Hall, "Review of Little Caesar" (1931) --
A.D.S., "Review of The public enemy" (1931) --
Mordaunt Hall, "Review of Scarface" (1932). Bosely Crowther, "Review of High Sierra" (1941) --
Bosely Crowther, "Review of Hamlet" (1948) --
Brooks Atkinson, "Review of I know my love" (1941) --
Holden Caulfield on the analysts's couch: FROM: Carl R. Green and William R. Sanford, "What is adolescence?" (1982) --
Ann L. Weber, Introduction to psychology (1991) --
James Marcia, "Adolescence (1995) --
James Marcia, "Adolescence" (1995) --
David Gelman, "A much riskier passage" (1990) --
Helen L. Bee and Sandra K. Mitchell, The developing person: a life-span approach (1980).
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Literature in context" series.
Responsibility: Sanford and Ann Pinsker.

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In addition to a literary analysis of the novel, this text acquaints students with the larger world in which Holden Caulfield moves: Hollywood films; Broadway plays; and jazz musicians. It also  Read more...

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?Students will find this book helpful in understanding the novel, and teachers will be able to use the questions and topics as springboards to further discussion and research.?-School Library Journal

 
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