• Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose Penguin Classic Book
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Description A landmark American drama that inspired a classic film and a Broadway revival featuring an introduction by David MametA blistering character study and an examination of the American melting pot and the judicial system that keeps it in check, Twelve Angry Menholds at its core a deeply patriotic faith in the U.S. legal system. The play centers on Juror Eight, who is at first the sole holdout in an 11-1 guilty vote. Eight sets his sights t on proving the other jurors wrong but rather on getting them to look at the situation in a clear-eyed way t affected by their personal prejudices or biases. Reginald Rose deliberately and carefully peels away the layers of artifice from the men and allows a fuller picture to form of them and of America, at its best and worst. After the critically acclaimed teleplay aired in 1954, this landmark American drama went on to become a cinematic masterpiece in 1957 starring Henry Fonda, for which Rose wrote the adaptation. More recently, Twelve Angry Men had a successful, and award-winning, run on Broadway. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and tes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators.
Author Biography Reginald Rose (1920 2002) won three Emmy awards for television writing as well as an Oscar for the movie adaptation of Twelve Angry Men. David Mamet sGlengarry Glen Ross won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1984. Mamet is also the author of Writing in Restaurants and On Directing Film, both available from Penguin.
Key Features
Author(s) Reginald Rose
Publisher Penguin Books
Date of Publication 01/09/2006
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
ISBN-10 0143104403
ISBN-13 9780143104407
Subject Drama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
Series Title Penguin Classics
Product ID (ePID) 182813071
Publication Data
Country of Publication United States
Imprint Penguin Books
Dimensions
Weight 91 g
Width 130 mm
Height 193 mm
Spine 13 mm
Credits
Introduction by Professor David Mamet
Editorial Details
Format Details Trade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose Penguin Classic | Brand NewProduct Information:Product: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose (Penguin Classics Edition)Format: Paperback | 73 pagesDimensions: 132.08 x 198.12 x 12.7mm | 91gBook Description:A landmark American drama that inspired a classic film and a Broadway revival featuring an introduction by David Mamet 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 faith in the U.S. legal system. The play centers on Juror Eight, who 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 prejudices or biases. Reginald Rose deliberately and carefully peels away the layers of artifice from the men and allows a fuller picture to form of them and of America, at its best and worst. After the critically acclaimed teleplay aired in 1954, this landmark American drama went on to become a cinematic masterpiece in 1957 starring Henry Fonda, for which Rose wrote the adaptation. More recently, "Twelve Angry Men "had a successful, and award-winning, run on Broadway. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators."Shipping Information:We offer FREE shipping on all orders Australia-wide and internationally!Your order will be dispatched within 2-3 working day of receiving payment (Monday-Friday). Your order should be delivered within 2-12 working days after it has been dispatched from our warehouse. In the very unlikely event that your item is lost or damaged during post, then WE are responsible and will issue either a full refund or replacement. Our item/(s) are shipped Australia-wide and internationally. All orders are insured and delivered to your address with best of care.Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. #HappyReadingWhen Will I Receive My Order?:Once your order has been dispatched, we offer the following times for delivery in business days (Mon-Fri):Australia: 2-12 daysNew Zealand: 5-12 daysEurope: 5-15 daysUS & Canada: 5-15 daysSingapore & Hong Kong: 5-15 daysSouth America: 10-15 daysAll other countries: 7-17 days <div style="text-align:center"><a style="text-decoration:none" href="http://mostpopular.sellathon.com/?id=AC1399793"><img src="http://www.sellathon.com/Resources/Images/countercredit.gif" border="0"></a></div>

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