- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Other titles in the Twayne's Masterworks Studies series:
The Catcher in the Rye (Twayne's Masterworks Studies)by Sanford Pinsker
Synopses & Reviews
Sanford Pinsker's reading of the catcher in the Rye goes through the novel chronologically, in a manner perfectly conducive to side-by-side reading, and provides helpful chapters on historical background and critical reception.
Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses of their own, based on in-depth studies of popular literature.
-- Illuminates themes and concepts of a classic text
-- Uses clear, conversational language
-- Is an accessible, manageable length from 140 to 170 pages
-- Includes a chronology of the author's life and era
-- Provides an overview of the historical context
-- Offers a summary of its critical reception
-- Lists primary and secondary sources and index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-104) and index.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Other books you might like