J. B. Priestley was one of England's most respected writers, turning out novels, essays, reviews and plays until the Angry Young Men of the 1950s — playwright John Osborne chief among them — arrived in a firestorm of fury, working-class rebellion and critical acclamation as the future of theater, and they pushed Priestley's well-constructed three-act plays off into the wings. Yet his work has endured, and his plays still earn respect, particularly a brilliant trilogy in which he explores various theories about time. Priestley isn't known primarily as a... More >>>
Jennifer M. Koskinen
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