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Title Salinger : the classic critical and personal portrait / introduced and edited by Henry Anatole Grunwald.

Imprint New York : Harper Perennial, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    813 Salinger,J SAL 2009    Available
Edition [New ed.]
Description xxix, 287 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents The invisible man: a biographical collage -- The good American / Arthur Mizener, David L. Stevenson -- Is "cute" the word? / Alfred Kazin, John Updike, Leslie Fiedler -- Magician, clubman or guru / Seymour Krim, David Leitch, Joan Didion, Isa Kapp, George Steiner -- A slight case of incest / Maxwell Geismar, Frederick L. Gwynn, Joseph L. Blotner -- The cures for banana fever / William Wiegand -- Sensitive outsider vs. vulgarian / Ihab Hassan -- Between miracle and suicide / Josephine Jacobsen, Donald Barr, Dan Wakefield, Granville Hicks -- Holden and Huck: a quest / Arthur Heiserman, James E. Miller, Jr., Edgar Branch -- Against the cult of the child / Leslie Fiedler -- The phoenix / Martin Green, Christopher Parker -- Postscripts: Appendix A: The early stories / Gwynn and Blotner -- Appendix B: The language of the catcher in the rye / Donald P. Costello.
Summary Includes criticism of J. D. Salinger by Arthur Mizener, Alfred Kazin, John Updike, Granville Hicks, Leslie Fiedler, Maxwell Geismar and others.
Subject Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 -- History and criticism.
Added Author Grunwald, Henry A. (Henry Anatole)
ISBN 9780061852503 (pbk.)
0061852503 (pbk.)

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