The Inverted Forest: A Critical Analysis of J. D. Salinger’s Democratic Vedanta

The Inverted Forest: A Critical Analysis of J. D. Salinger’s Democratic Vedanta by Alexandra A. Reinecke Campolindo High School alexandra.a.reinecke@gmail.com Abstract This article looks at Vedanta Hinduism in the fiction of J. D. Salinger. The article defines and traces the concept of manifold divinity—the presence of God in all we know as “earth-bound”—through Salinger’s work,(…)