John Osborne, 1929-1994, England. Key works: Personal Enemy (1955); Look Back in Anger (1956); The Entertainer (1957); Epitaph for George Dillon (1958); Luther (1961); Inadmissible Evidence (1964); A Patriot for Me (1965).
Author Bernard Malamud was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball novel, The Natural, was adapted into a 1984 film starring Robert Redford. His 1966 novel The Fixer, about antisemitism in Tsarist Russia, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. His work touches on mythic elements and explores themes like isolation, class, and the conflict between bourgeois and artistic values.