J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
Routledge, 2007 - Literary Collections - 128 pages
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.
This guide to Salinger’s provocative novel offers:
Part of the Routledge Guides to Literatureseries, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of The Catcher in the Ryeand seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Salinger’s text.