He did indicate that the Glass family made famous in such fiction as "Franny and Zooey
" would be seen again.
SalingerAEs novels: The Catcher in the Rye, Franny and Zooey
, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters.
AGE: 35 PROVENANCE: Born in Boston; raised in Iowa FAVORITE BOOKS: "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Franny and Zooey
" PROFESSIONAL DEBUT: The Disney Channel 1996 series "Flash Forward" OTHER HATS: Directed Emily Wells' music video "Pack of Nobodies"
Mirrors are sites of banality, like learning how to shave well (Salinger, Franny and Zooey
), but they are also sites of inspiration: "Art should be like that mirror / Which reveals to us our own face" (Borges, "Ars Poetica").
The Salinger books would revisit "Catcher" protagonist Holden Caulfield and draw on Salinger's World War II years and his immersion in Eastern religion, and will also feature new stories about the Glass family of "Franny and Zooey
" and other Salinger works.
Besides "Catcher" he published only a few books and collections of short stories, including "9 Stories," "Franny and Zooey
," "Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters" and "Seymour: - An Introduction."
However Salinger also published several other books, including Nine Stories, Franny and Zooey
, Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters and Seymour: - An Introduction.
The Glass family--from Salinger's novel Franny and Zooey
and his book of short stories Nine Stories--is made up of intellectually precocious prodigies while the Sisler family in Cats In a Chowder is more proficient at America's favorite past-time baseball.
Other collections of short stories or novellas followed, such as "Franny and Zooey
," until his last published work "Hapworth 16: 1924" appeared in the New Yorker magazine in 1965.
He went on to publish Nine Stories (1953), Franny and Zooey
(1961), and Raise High the Roof-Beam, Carpenters; and Seymour: An Introduction (1963).
Why It's Here Wes Anderson's glossy take on Franny and Zooey
and other New York stories is vastly underrepresented, with just an Original Screenplay nomination.