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The Catcher in the Rye (Twayne's Masterworks Studies)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Each volume:

-- 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

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-104) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805780284
Author:
Pinsker, Sanford
Publisher:
Twayne Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Caulfield, holden (fictitious character)
Subject:
Salinger, J. D
Subject:
Youth in literature
Subject:
Runaway teenagers in literature.
Subject:
Teenage boys in literature.
Subject:
Caulfield, Holden
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Twayne's Masterworks Studies
Series Volume:
no. 8no. 114
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.25x5.35x.61 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.

Each volume:

-- 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

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