J.D. Salinger's ironic fiction and enigmatic persona captured the imagination of post-World War II critics and students. This volume includes an introduction by Professor Harold Bloom, an extensive biography of Salinger, and a critical analysis of his work, including "The Catcher in the Rye," "Franny and Zoey," and "Nine Stories."
Bloom’s BioCritiques is edited by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School; the preeminent literary critic of our time. This series presents lengthy and engaging biographies that explore the lives of the world’s greatest writers. Each book also includes an original critical analysis detailing the important themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the writer’s body of work, as well as additional essays that represent some of the best criticism available on the writer and his or her work. These volumes are the perfect introduction to critical study of the important authors currently read and discussed in high schools, colleges, and graduate schools.
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Offers an overview of the noted author's life and critically examines themes, symbols, and ideas in his body of work.About the Author:
Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities, Yale University, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School
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Book Description Chelsea House Publications, 2002. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0791061752
Book Description Chelsea House Publications, 2002. No binding. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-162-25-0593700
Book Description Chelsea House Publications, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Each Volume Includes: - User's guide- Essay by Harold Bloom on "The Work in the Person"- Volume introduction by Harold Bloom- Biography of the writer and chronology of his or her life- An in-depth critical analysis of the writer, detailing style, important symbols, themes, and ideas in his or her major works- Supporting critical essays from some of the world's leading critics- A complete bibliography of the writer's works- A list of critical works about the writer and his or her work- An index of themes and ideas in the writer's work. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0791061752