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JD Salinger - Timeline of Major Events

Timeline of major events in the life of writer J.D. Salinger (Jan 1, 1919 – Jan 27, 2010), including his education, relationships, and literary achievements.

Jan 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

JD Salinger - Educator's Guide and Poster

An activity-based analysis of The Catcher in the Rye and other works by J.D. Salinger as well as a look into his private life are illustrated by essays and classroom activities included in the poster.

Jan 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Excerpt: Salinger's Last Story in Cosmopolitan, "Blue Melody"

A.E. Hotchner, a former friend of Salinger and former editor at Cosmopolitan, reveals why Salinger was furious about the publication of "Blue Melody" in 1948.

Jan 14th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Outtake: Spirituality in Salinger's Writing

Wisdom, balance, Zen, Buddhism and meditation in Salinger's writing are discussed by writer David Shields, actor Edward Norton, Bookworm radio host Michael Silverblatt and teacher Mark Howland.

Jan 14th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Outtake: "The Catcher in the Rye" as a Revolt Against the 1950's

Touching a nerve in readers and critics alike, J.D. Salinger's first novel was "a very revolutionary book for the American of the early 1950's," according to Elizabeth Frank, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and professor.

Jan 13th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Outtake: Edward Norton's Analysis of "The Catcher in the Rye"

Actor and producer Edward Norton gives his analysis of the character Holden Caulfield and the novel's dialogue in this film outtake from Salinger.

Jan 10th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Outtake: The Impact of World War II on Salinger's Writing

In this film outtake, writer David Shields discusses the relationship between Salinger's writing and his grisly experience of World War II.

Jan 9th, 2014 | 0 comments

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JD Salinger - Film Excerpt: Salinger's Army Intelligence Work in World War II

J.D. Salinger served in the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) in Europe during World War II, all the while working on his first novel, The Catcher in the Rye. The bonds he formed with fellow corps members would last a lifetime.

Jan 9th, 2014 | 0 comments

JD Salinger - Shane Salerno, Filmmaker Interview

Filmmaker Shane Salerno dedicated ten years of his life to answering three questions about the elusive, yet famous writer, J.D. Salinger. In this interview with the writer and director of Salinger, find out what inspired Salerno, and what it took to find the answers.

Jan 6th, 2014 | 0 comments
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