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John Osborne

Look Back in Anger was the first play in England that revealed the churning emotionalism seething through Post-World War II England. It had gender manifestations (violence and unrestraint versus...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2010, 4:45 am (UTC)

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John Osborne

The writer of Look Back in Anger, John Osborne, was labelled by the press as one of the "Angry Young Men," a new generation of writers challenging the staid cultural life of 1950s Britain. After...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2018, 12:44 pm (UTC)

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John Osborne

The term "Angry Young Man" was coined in reference to John Osborne, the author of the 1956 play Look Back in Anger. The play was rejected by every agent and theatre in London before Osborne sent it...

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John Osborne

This is a good question. Since the cause of Jimmy's problems, i.e., his anger, has a specific beginning in time and involves specific incidents to which Jimmy was only a witness, his problems...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2010, 1:12 pm (UTC)

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