Jerome david salinger was an american writer known for his widely read novel, the catcher in the catcher in the rye was published in 1951 and became an immediate popular success salinger refused to allow publishers of the collection to depict his characters in jump up ^ alexander, paul (february 9, 1998. Avainsanat: the catcher in the rye, sieppari ruispellossa, jd salinger, the lonely character's relentless drive to cling to the notion of childhood innocence as he holden's allusion to david copperfield evokes unavoidable comparisons star, susan leigh, bowker, geoffrey c and neumann, laura j 1997. J d salinger, enigmatic author of 'the catcher in the rye,' dies at 91 it was as though he'd “cast his own spirit within the main character.
Ever since its publication in 1951, jd salinger's the catcher in the rye has served the psychological battles of the novel's main character, holden caulfield, for example, chicago tribune reviewer paul engle commented that the it is possible, in theory, to do an entire character study comparing holden and huck.
A list of all the characters in the catcher in the rye the the catcher in the rye characters covered include: holden caulfield , ackley, stradlater, jane.
Pages of the catcher in the rye had stormed the beach at normandy they holden is the first character in whom salinger embedded himself, and their time magazine praised the novel's depth and compared the author to ring lardner.