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Author Benson, Josef, 1974- author
Title J.D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye [ebook] : a cultural history / Josef Benson
Published 1801
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The birth of a novel: Holden and 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: law suits and murder -- Catcher in the nineties and to the present: legacies
Summary Thoroughly researched and engagingly written, this book seeks to illuminate a timeless classic in relation to its author, its beloved protagonist, and its cultural context decade by decade. It grapples with the novel's major themes, like WWII, the main character's contempt for privilege, and the assassins who cite the book as inspiration
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Subject Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010. Catcher in the rye
Catcher in the rye (Salinger, J.D.)
Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character)
Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character)
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Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781442277953

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