In preparation and under contract: a guide to J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, part of the new series, Guides to Twentieth Century Literature (Routledge).
The editor seeks short essays (4,000 words) on the novel which will open up new ways in which the text can be understood.
Possible topics include:
war (WW2 or Korea)
the USA and adolescence
or a reading of the novel in light of: