Salinger, J(erome) D(avid)

Salinger, J(erome) D(avid)
Sal·in·ger (sălʹĭn-jər), J(erome) D(avid). Born 1919.
American writer whose works, most notably his novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951), often concern troubled, sensitive adolescents.

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born Jan. 1, 1919, New York, N.Y., U.S.

U.S. writer.

He began to publish short stories in periodicals in 1940. After World War II his stories, some based on his army experiences, appeared increasingly in The New Yorker. His entire literary output comprises 13 stories and novellas
collected in Nine Stories (1953), Franny and Zooey (1961), and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour: An Introduction (1963)
and The Catcher in the Rye (1951), a novel of adolescent anguish that won great critical and popular admiration, especially among college students. He retreated into a mysterious seclusion in New Hampshire and ceased to publish.

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  • Salinger, J(erome) D(avid) — (n. 1 ene. 1919, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Escritor estadounidense. En 1940 comenzó a publicar cuentos en diarios y revistas. Después de la segunda guerra mundial, sus cuentos, algunos de ellos basados en sus propias experiencias, aparecieron en …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Salinger — [sal′in jər] J(erome) D(avid) 1919 ; U.S. novelist & short story writer …   English World dictionary

  • Salinger — biographical name J(erome) D(avid) 1919 American novelist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Salinger — /sal in jeuhr/, n. J(erome) D(avid), born 1919, U.S. novelist and short story writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Salinger — Sal•in•ger [[t]ˈsæl ɪn dʒər[/t]] n. big J(erome) D(avid), born 1919, U.S. author …   From formal English to slang

  • Salinger — /ˈsæləndʒə/ (say saluhnjuh) noun J(erome) D(avid), 1919–2010, US author; noted for his novel The Catcher in the Rye (1951) …   Australian-English dictionary

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