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The fiction of J.D. Salinger

The fiction of J.D. Salinger

Author: Frederick L Gwynn; Joseph Blotner
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1958.
Series: Critical essays in English and American literature, 4.
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction:
Gwynn, Frederick L. (Frederick Landis), 1916-1965.
Fiction of J.D. Salinger.
[Pittsburgh] : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1958
Named Person: J D Salinger; J D Salinger; J D Salinger; JEROME DAVID SALINGER
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick L Gwynn; Joseph Blotner
ISBN: 0822950197 9780822950196
OCLC Number: 228655
Description: 59 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Part I. Introduction --
The high point of Salinger's art: "For Esmé--with love and squalor" --
Part II. The long debut: the apprentice period (1940-1948) --
The short stories --
The lonely girl characterizations --
The destroyed artist melodramas --
The marriage in wartime group --
The Caulfield stories --
Part III. All his f-a-c-u-l-t-i-e-s intact: the classic period (1948-1951) --
"A perfect day for bananafish: (1948) "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut" (1948) --
"Just before the war with the Eskimos" (1948) --
"The laughing man (1949) --
"Down at the dinghy" (1949) --
The catcher in the rye (1951) --
Part IV. Seen through the Glass family, darkly: religion through satire --
"De Daumier-Smith's blue period: (1953) --
"Teddy" (1953) --
Zen Buddhism and the Glass menagerie --
"Raise high the roof beam, carpenters" (1955) --
"Franny" (1955) --
"Zooey" (1957) --
V. Conclusion: the way of a pilgrim.
Series Title: Critical essays in English and American literature, 4.
Responsibility: Frederick L. Gwynn and Joseph L. Blotner.


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