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Twelve Angry Men (Paperback) Loot Price: R218
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Twelve Angry Men (Paperback)

Reginald Rose; Introduction by David Mamet

Series: Penguin Classics

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The Penguin Classics debut that inspired a classic film and a current Broadway revival
Reginald Rose's landmark American drama was a critically acclaimed teleplay, and went on to become a cinematic masterpiece in 1957 starring Henry Fonda, for which Rose wrote the adaptation. A blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check, "Twelve Angry Men" holds at its core a deeply patriotic belief in the U.S. legal system. The story's focal point, known only as Juror Eight, is at first the sole holdout in an 11-1 guilty vote. Eight sets his sights not on proving the other jurors wrong but rather on getting them to look at the situation in a clear-eyed way not affected by their personal biases. Rose deliberately and carefully peels away the layers of artifice from the men and allows a fuller picture of America, at its best and worst, to form.

General

Imprint: Penguin USA
Country of origin: United States
Series: Penguin Classics
Release date: September 2006
First published: September 2006
Authors: Reginald Rose
Introduction by: David Mamet
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 73
ISBN-13: 978-0-14-310440-7
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Drama texts, plays > General
LSN: 0-14-310440-3
Barcode: 9780143104407

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