The Catcher in the Rye: New Essays

The Catcher in the Rye: New Essays

by J.P. Steed (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820457291
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 07/05/2002
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

The Editor: J. P. Steed teaches writing and literature at Western Oregon University. He earned his M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Idaho and is a Ph.D. candidate in American literature at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His publications include original fiction and poetry as well as scholarly articles on authors such as Bernard Malamud, Francine Prose and Raymond Carver, and he is presently editing a collection of new essays on Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man.

Table of Contents

Contents: J. P. Steed: Introduction: The Catcher in the Rye at Fifty, 1951-2001 – Mark Silverberg: «You Must Change Your Life»: Formative Responses to The Catcher in the Rye – Robert Miltner: Mentor Mori; or, Sibling Society and the Catcher in the Bly – Dennis Cutchins: Catcher in the Corn: J. D. Salinger and Shoeless Joe – Joseph S. Walker: The Catcher Takes the Field: Holden, Hollywood, and the Making of a Mann – Matt Evertson: Love, Loss, and Growing Up in J. D. Salinger and Cormac McCarthy.

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