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Writing Nature in Cold War American Literature

Sarah Daw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430029
eISBN:
9781474453783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Writing Nature is the first full-length ecocritical study of Cold War American literature. The book analyses the function and representation of Nature in a wide range of Cold War texts, and reveals ... More


Privacies Not Wanted

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that privacy is a ‘foundational’ good to which the United States and similar nations should have a substantive commitment as they do to personal freedom and equality. Foundational ... More


The Influence of Chinese and Japanese Literature on J. D. Salinger’s Philosophy of Nature

Sarah Daw

in Writing Nature in Cold War American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430029
eISBN:
9781474453783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430029.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter Three begins with analysis of the function of the American West in J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951). The chapter goes on to reveal that Salinger’s literary depictions of Nature ... More


J. D. Salinger’s Saintly Dropout: Holden Caulfield

Richard Locke

in Critical Children: The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157834
eISBN:
9780231527996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157834.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines J. D. Salinger's most famous character, Holden Caulfield, in The Catcher in the Rye (1951). Holden is a holy rebel who represents the principle of Good, and a quick-tongued ... More


Twentieth-Century Trauma Narratives: Some Paradigmatic Texts

Alan Gibbs

in Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641147
eISBN:
9781474400794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641147.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter offers a brief sketch of a selection of twentieth-century precursor or foundational trauma texts, including J. D. Salinger’s ‘For Esmé – with Love and Squalor’, Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, ... More


Family Feud: The Game-Show Families of Salinger, Wallace, and Anderson

Mike Miley

in Truth and Consequences: Game Shows in Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825384
eISBN:
9781496825438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825384.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Round Three features a detailed study of three works by three major American authors who not only make game shows central plot devices but also create familial relationships among the game show ... More


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