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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 597–619.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to Salinger's fiction, arguing that the abundance of letters quoted verbatim in his texts acknowledges the power of the personal epistle to reveal a character's authentic self. Simultaneously, Salinger's most famous character, Holden Caulfield, exhibits a deep anxiety over the act of revealing anything...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 December 2021
... an opportunity to explore what care looks like as it is delivered on a mass, often impersonal scale. In The Healer , the doctor protagonist, Eric Holden, encapsulates the impulse behind all of these novels’ critiques when he bemoans that “the system is wrong . . . all wrong” (Herrick 1911 : 418). Taken...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 619–633.
Published: 01 September 2002
... phenomenon: Steinle argues that the cause of Holden Caulfield’s alienation as well as the alienation of high school students who have been taking out their rage on peers in the 1990s is an overwhelming fear of nuclear war. Drawing particu- larly on the scholarship of Betty Friedan, David Riesman, William...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2003
... liberalism stood behind the narrative arc experienced by antiheroes like the Invisible Man and Holden Caulfield—innocence followed by disillusion- ment followed by the achievement of irony. Booker extends Schaub’s work...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 671–690.
Published: 01 September 2000
... on Alpha C, Thorns, The Book of Skulls, Shadrach in the Furnace, and Lord Valentine’s Castle. The Old Formalism: Character in Contemporary American Fiction. By Jonathan Holden. Fayetteville: Univ...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
... relevance: applied forms and subject matter derived from the question-rich world of students, rather than those inhabited by Holden Caulfield or Lady Macbeth. Ironically, relevance became no less a virtue for literary critics, who managed to avoid teaching “some amoral technical ability” by finding...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 505–532.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., is to refuse Duyck- inck’s request that Melville submit a contribution and a daguerreo- type of himself to Holden’s Dollar Magazine, which Duyckinck was due to begin editing with his brother George in April 1851. Telling Duyckinck, “I am not in the humor to write the kind of thing you need...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 591–593.
Published: 01 September 2013
... by the white middle class as a site of rebellious identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield, Elvis Presley, Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, and William F. Buckley, Hale shows how each figure represented in popular culture a brand of outsider, one often entailing...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 593–596.
Published: 01 September 2013
... by the white middle class as a site of rebellious identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield, Elvis Presley, Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, and William F. Buckley, Hale shows how each figure represented in popular culture a brand of outsider, one often entailing...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 596–598.
Published: 01 September 2013
... by the white middle class as a site of rebellious identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield, Elvis Presley, Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, and William F. Buckley, Hale shows how each figure represented in popular culture a brand of outsider, one often entailing...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 598–600.
Published: 01 September 2013
... identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield, Elvis Presley, Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, and William F. Buckley, Hale shows how each figure represented in popular culture a brand of outsider, one often entailing an integrationist imaginary. The folk music revival...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 600–603.
Published: 01 September 2013
... novel and of his life. At the same moment Ellison was rejecting the role of political outsider, Hale shows that the African American was being appropriated by the white middle class as a site of rebellious identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 604–606.
Published: 01 September 2013
... novel and of his life. At the same moment Ellison was rejecting the role of political outsider, Hale shows that the African American was being appropriated by the white middle class as a site of rebellious identification. Starting with an array of 1950s “reb- els” including Holden Caulfield...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 662–664.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 664–666.
Published: 01 September 2012
... (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly in accordance 674 American Literature with social norms, but she is real insofar as those...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 668–670.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 670–672.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of phoniness offered in The Catcher in the Rye (1951) and Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958), with Holly Golightly serving as the paradigmatic “real phony.” While Holden’s phonies (himself included) are conscious dis- semblers, Holly “is like a phony in that her beliefs are perfectly...