16 July 1951: publication of “The Catcher in the Rye”

“The Catcher in the Rye”,  the famous novel by Jerome David Salinger. was published in 1951, at a time when American industrial economy was making the nation prosperous, and rooted social rules served as a code of conformity for the young generations. The use of slang and profanity and the discussion of adolescent sexuality seemed… Read More 16 July 1951: publication of “The Catcher in the Rye”