Angry Young Playwrights With Respect of Three Representatives

Danni MA


Angry Young Men led a movement on the post-war English drama stage in 1956, expressed a mood of restlessness, disorganization and frustration that was not limited to the working class but was shared by young people throughout English society. This essay briefly introduces the Angry Young Men from three representatives: John Osborne, Arnold Wesker, and Alan Sillitoe, who brought an important fresh element into the literature by their subject matter and attitudes.


Angry young men; John Osborne; Arnold Wesker; Alan Sillitoe

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