The Catcher in the Rye; reception after its first publication in Soviet Russia

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The Catcher in the Rye; reception after its first publication in Soviet Russia

Type: Master thesis
Title: The Catcher in the Rye; reception after its first publication in Soviet Russia
Author: Verkerke, R.M.
Issue Date: 2017-08-31
Keywords: American Literature
Soviet Russia
Thaw
Russian Literature
Abstract: During the turbulent years of de-Stalinization a lot changed in the Soviet society. Tensions of the Cold War eased and the publication of contemporary foreign literature was possible again. The American novel 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger made quite and impression on the Soviet reader. This thesis discusses the reception of this American youth novel in Soviet Russia through letters and documents found at the Russian Archive of Literature and Art.
Supervisor: Boele, O.F.
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Russian end Eurasian Studies
Specialisation: MA
ECTS Credits: 20
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/52113
 

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