The Catcher in the Rye

Salinger later reworked this short story to incorporate it into The Catcher in the Rye. The two earlier stories are "I'm Crazy", an early version of Holden's departure from prep school that later shows up in The Catcher in the Rye.

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

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?

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The Catcher in the Rye
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: J. D. Salinger
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09 - Publisher: Ishi Press

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?
J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Sarah Graham
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge

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.
CliffsNotes on Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Stanley P. Baldwin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-18 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye introduces you to a coming-of-age
Understanding The Catcher in the Rye
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Sanford Pinsker, Ann Pinsker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Examines the background and themes of "Catcher in the Rye," discusses the novel's censorship, and examines the character of Holden Caulfield
The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Keith Dromm, Heather Salter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-09 - Publisher: Open Court

Few novels have had more influence on individuals and literary culture than J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. Published in 1951 and intended by Salinger for adults (early drafts were published in the New Yorker and Colliers), the novel quickly became championed by youth who identified with the awkwardness

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