OSBORN, John James (Osborne John James)( English dramatist.)
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Biography OSBORN, John James (Osborne John James)
Born December 12, 1929 in London. As a young man worked as an actor in his spare time wrote poems and plays. Fame came to him in 1956 after the premiere at the Theater 'Royal Court' Look Back in Anger (Look Back in Anger, 1956). Two years later, Osborne and directed by T. Richardson founded the film studio 'Vudfol', for which Osborne wrote a few scripts in t.ch. film version of his plays Look Back in Anger and comedian, and G. Fielding's novel Tom Jones, the last work of the playwright was awarded 'Oscar'.
Strengths of creativity Osborne is the ability to create vivid, memorable characters and vivid dialogue. In the center of most of his plays the identity, not satisfied with the situation in society and slopped the total frustration and anger on others in a lengthy, full of bitterness monologues.
The hero of the play Look Back in Anger, an intellectual who came out of the working environment, constantly attacking such traditional institutions as the church, the army and the British aristocracy. In the Comedians (The Entertainer, 1957) the author concludes cynic, the master of ceremonies of the music hall, a profession which symbolizes vulgarity degrading England, expressing at the same time longing for the passing time. The main character of Luther (Luther, 1961) - a man obsessed by their own perception of Christianity and at the same time torn by doubts. Unlike other heroes of Osborne, it is intended to change the world. Not have jurisdiction in the case (Inadmissible Evidence, 1964) an aging, emotionally devastated Lawyer vent their displeasure world and their own failure in endless monologues bile
. Other pieces Osborne: An Epitaph for George Dillon (Epitaph for George Dillon, . 1958, co-authored with E. Creighton), . Rhode Bambergsov (The Blood of Bambergs, . 1962), . Ordinary Family (Under Plain Cover, . 1962), . The subject of scandal and turmoil (A Subject of Scandal and Concern, . 1963), . Honorary us (The Bond Honored, . 1966), . Time of action - present (Time Present, . 1968), . To the west of Suez (West of Suez, . 1971) and End of my old cigar (The End of Me Old Cigar, . 1975),
. They also written two volumes of autobiography - A person of higher level (A Better Class of Person, 1981) and almost a gentleman (Almost a Gentleman, 1991). Osborne died in Shropshire on Dec. 24, 1994.