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Damn You England

John Osborne

Damn You England is the collected prose of the important playwright John Osborne, bearing witness to the rage, the fury – and the great tenderness – which inspired so much of his work.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571200573
Date Published
23.08.1999
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Summary

Well-known playwright and acerbic wit, John Osborne was a man of trenchant opinions which he was unafraid to express. Ranging from his infamous 1961 letter to Tribune which provides the book with its title to columns written in the last decade of his life, the prose on offer here bear witness to the rage, fury – and great tenderness – that inspired so much of his work.

JohnOsborne

John Osborne was born in London in 1929. Before becoming a playwright he worked as a journalist, assistant stage manager and repertory theatre actor. Seeing an advertisement for new plays in The Stage in 1956, Osborne submitted Look Back in Anger. Not only was the play produced, but it was to become considered as the turning point in post-war British…

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