The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy

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The Puzzling frustrating world of Holden Caulfield never loosens its grip on our imagination. Somehow, the growing pains of a privileged, alienated teenager lock onto deeper issues that continue to haunt us all. The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy exposes these deeper issues by looking at Salinger's masterpiece through a philosophic lens.

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Overview

The Puzzling frustrating world of Holden Caulfield never loosens its grip on our imagination. Somehow, the growing pains of a privileged, alienated teenager lock onto deeper issues that continue to haunt us all. The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy exposes these deeper issues by looking at Salinger's masterpiece through a philosophic lens.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812698008
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Series: Popular Culture and Philosophy
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 958,969
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Citations to The Catcher in the Rye vii

Are You a Phony? A Self-Test ix

All That David Copperfield Kind of Crap xi

Lawyers and Other Phonies 1

1 Mixed Drinks and Mixed Motives Nic Bommarito 3

2 The Most Terrific Liar You Ever Saw in Your Life Don Fallis 11

3 Love and Squalor at the Antolinis' Stijn De Cauwer 23

4 You Can't Teach Somebody How to Really Dance Rick Mayock 37

Holden's Rules for Crumby Stuff 53

5 Holden in Love Elizabeth Olson Charles Taliaferro 55

6 Holden and Some Very Crumby Stuff Keith Dromm 63

7 The Moral Call and the Moral Catch Guy Pinku 77

8 Holden Onto What's Right Jamie Carlin Watson 87

Where Do the Ducks Go? 99

9 The Elderly Teenager Marcus Schulzke 101

10 The Sickness unto Barfing Dale Jacquette 113

11 Being and Phoniness Russell Manning 127

12 Holden and Other Lunatics Jan Whitt 139

Salinger's Trash and All 151

13 Censorship in the Rye Donna Marie Smith 153

14 The Case Against Salinger's Trash Claudia Franziska Br├╝hwiler 165

15 Is Holden Mentally Ill? Michael Cundall 175

16 Calling Salinger Up Keith Dromm Heather Salter 189

Phonies, Bastards, Morons, and Madmen 203

Goddam Hot-Shots 205

Index 209

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2012

    Book

    It would've been helpful for them to say it isn't the actual book

    8 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 16, 2013

    There is no book here!

    I thought I was buying a book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Where is the book?

    It was very disapointing that it was not the book like the titfle sugests but simmply the philosophy...

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2014

    The description clearly states this is a philosophical look at C

    The description clearly states this is a philosophical look at Catcher. Apparently these 1 star reviews are from people without reading skills.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2013

    I was about to order this, thinking it was the book, "The c

    I was about to order this, thinking it was the book, "The catcher in the rye". Thanks to the reviewers I caught the fraud.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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