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Play in three acts by John Osborne, performed inand published inA published description of Osborne as an angry young man was extended to apply to an entire generation of disaffected young British writers who identified with the lower classes and viewed the upper classes and the established political institutions with disdain Although the form of the play was not revolutionary, its content was unexpected On stage for the first time were thetoyear olds of Great Britain who had not participated in World War II and who found its aftermath lacking in promise The hero, Jimmy Porter, has reached an uncomfortably marginal position on the border of the middle class, from which he can see the traditional possessors of privilege holding the better jobs and threatening his upward climb The Merriam Webster Encyclopedia of LiteratureJohn Osborne was born in London inHis plays include Look Back in Anger, The Entertainer, Luther, Inadmissible Evidence, and A Patriot for MeBoth Look Back in Anger and The Entertainer were adapted for film, and inOsborne won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Tom Jones John Osborne died onDecember

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