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Look back in anger

a play in three acts

by Osborne, John

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Osborne
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6029.S39 L6 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24396278M
OCLC/WorldCa1037219

First produced in , Look Back in Anger launched a revolution in the English theater. Savagely, sadly, and always impolitely, it compels readers and audiences to acknowledge the hidden currents of rottenness and rage in what used to be called "the good life." Book jacket. In John Osborne's Look Back in Anger changed the course of English theatre. 'Look Back in Anger presents post-war youth as it really is. To have done this at all would be a significant achievement; to have done it in a first play is a minor miracle. All the qualities are there, qualities one had despaired of ever seeing on stage - the drift towards anarchy, the instinctive Brand: Faber & Faber.

An introduction to a seminal play. Looking back at Look Back in Anger, we are likely to gauge and analyse John Osborne’s approach to masculinity and relationships differently from the way original theatregoers and critics did (such as Kenneth Tynan, who enthusiastically promoted the play).The play was the inspiration for not one but two important new phrases in the English . Look Back in Anger Summary. Look Back in Anger is a play by John Osborne in which the overeducated and underemployed Jimmy Porter struggles to . Additional Physical Format: Online version: John Osborne Look back in anger. Nashville: Aurora Publishers Inc., © (OCoLC) Named Person.

  Look Back in Anger is one of the few works of drama that are indisputably central to British culture in general, and its name is one of the most well-known in postwar cultural history. Its premiere in sparked off the first "new wave" of kitchen-sink drama and the cultural phenomenon of the angry young man. The play's anti-hero, Jimmy Porter, became the .   Directed by Tony Richardson. With Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans. A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.7/10(K). In John Osborne's Look Back in Anger changed the course of English theatre. 'Look Back in Anger presents post-war youth as it really is. To have done this at all would be a significant achievement; to have done it in a first play is a minor miracle. All the qualities are there, qualities one had despaired of ever seeing on stage - the drift towards anarchy, the instinctive /5(44).


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Osborne wrote it in 17 days while on vacation, and it was first produced in The production catapulted the year-old Osborne to fame, and ushered in a new era of British theater showcasing working class protagonists in the contemporary, post-World War 2, era.