J. D. Salinger Summary

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  • 1 Student Essay
  • 12 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (7)

6,297 words, approx. 21 pages
Biography EssayThe entire body of writing by which Jerome David Salinger wishes to be known is contained in four small books—one novel and thirteen short stories. All of these were published in ... Read more
6,755 words, approx. 23 pages
Best known for his controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951), J. D. Salinger (born 1919) is recognized by critics and readers alike as one of the most popular and influential authors of Ameri... Read more
5,030 words, approx. 17 pages
J. D. Salinger remains well known for a single novel: The Catcher in the Rye, which was hailed as "brilliant" upon its publication in 1951. While several of the short short stories Salinger also wrote... Read more
4,998 words, approx. 17 pages
J. D. Salinger was born on January 1, 1919, the second child and only son of a Jewish father, a prosperous importer of hams and cheeses and a Scotch-Irish mother. Very little is known about Salinger. ... Read more
5,675 words, approx. 19 pages
The entire body of writing by which Jerome David Salinger wishes to be known is contained in four small books--one novel and thirteen short stories. All of these were published in the eleven-and-a-h... Read more
3,011 words, approx. 11 pages
A few writers are so enveloped in their reputations that their work is virtually impossible to read without being distracted by their fame and their relation to the public. No one else has ever been k... Read more
8,046 words, approx. 27 pages
Confronting another in an apparently unending series of collected essays about J. D. Salinger 's The Catcher in the Rye (1951), a British reviewer once asked with some asperity why nearly every Ameri... Read more