J D Salinger
Districts are free to continue to read Harper Lee, J.D. Salinger, Shakespeare and Homer in their English classes. The expectation is that they would also read literary nonfiction and that they would read nonfiction texts about history, economics, political science, science and technology, the arts and health in their other classes in high school as well.
The myth that people have read about and believed for 60 years about JD Salinger is one of someone too pure to publish, too sensitive to be touched. We replace the myth of Salinger with an extraordinarily complex, deeply contradictory human being. Our book offers a complete revaluation and reinterpretation of the work and the life
The myth that people have read about and believed for 60 years about JD Salinger is one of someone too pure to publish, too sensitive to be touched. We replace the myth of Salinger with an extraordinarily complex, deeply contradictory human being. Our book offers a complete revaluation and reinterpretation of the work and the lifeMore quotes »
Correction: Salinger letters story
-- In a story April 9 about a donation of J.D. Salinger letters made to the Morgan Library & Museum , The Associated Press erroneously reported to whom some of his correspondence was addressed. It was to Swami Nikhilananda, not Swami Vivekananda.A corrected Read more »
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Comparison of Child Characters in Salinger's "Teddy" and "A Perfect Day for Bananafish"
In J.D. Salinger’s Nine Stories there are many tales centered on children, who are often depicted as a symbol of hope and connected with the values that stand in contrast to the ones typical of the adults corrupted by materialism. In my essay, I would li from EssayClub.com Read more »
'Unprecedented access' documentary of Salinger's life arriving this September
Unlike “The Great Gatsby,” which has been adapted to film so frequently and forgettably (Luhrmann’s most recent attempt included – his Cannes request of asking to be judged by box office revenue rather than artistic merit brings to mind Clive James’ wry from New York Daily News Read more »
Does a new J.D. Salinger documentary contain 'revelations' about the author?
Harvey Weinstein, whose company is distributing the documentary 'Salinger,' hinted at great secrets in the new movie, but Salinger's son Matthew is disparaging of the film. A sign warns visitors not to enter the New Hampshire property of author J.D. Sali from Christian Science Monitor Read more »
At Cannes Weinstein Showcases Grace Kelly, Mandela Flicks
The Weinstein Company’s fall slate of awards contenders will feature a glamorous Grace Kelly, a brawny Nelson Mandela and a mysterious J.D. Salinger. Harvey Weinstein previewed some of his company’s most anticipated upcoming releases at the Cannes Film F from EDGE Boston Read more »
JD Salinger's secret life exposed in new documentary
JD Salinger, the elusive author of The Catcher in the Rye, was one of America's most famous recluses and guarded his private life with fanatical dedication. Yet even he might have been impressed by the immense efforts being undertaken to keep details sec from Guardian Unlimited Read more »