Look Back in Anger | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Look Back in Anger.
This section contains 4,157 words
(approx. 14 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Graham A. Dixon

SOURCE: Dixon, Graham A. “Still Looking Back: The Deconstruction of the Angry Young Man in Look Back in Anger and Déjàvu.Modern Drama 37, no. 3 (fall 1994): 521-29.

In the following essay, Dixon maintains that Osborne's later play Déjàvu provides insight into Jimmy Porter's powerlessness in Look Back in Anger.

To “deconstruct” would be to think—in the most faithful interior way—in the concepts of a discipline, but at the same time to determine—from a certain exterior that is unqualifiable or unnameable by (that discipline)—what … it has been able to dissimulate or forbid.1

Why don't you shut up? My mother liked the play. Both my grandmothers are alive. One saw it on television. I think she liked it.2

Next time he will...

(read more)

This section contains 4,157 words
(approx. 14 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Graham A. Dixon
Copyrights
Gale
Critical Essay by Graham A. Dixon from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook