Angry Young Man

The phrase angry young man, or angry young men, can refer to:

  • British New Wave, also referred to as the Angry Young Man genre, a British film genre of the 1960s, featuring working class heroes and left-wing themes
  • Angry young men, a journalistic catchphrase applied to some British writers of the mid-1950s, such as John Osborne, author of Look Back in Anger
  • Fenqing, literal translation "angry young men", a Chinese slang term for young nationalists
  • "Prelude/Angry Young Man", a song by Billy Joel
  • "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)", a song by the band Styx
  • "Angry Young Man", journalistic catchphrase for the Hindi film actor Amitabh Bachchan

Famous quotes containing the words young man, angry, young and/or man:

    Ah, there should be a young man, ein schone Junge carrying Blumen, a bouquet of roses. There should be cold Rhine wine and Strauss waltzes, and on the long way home kisses in the shadow of an archway, like a Cinderella.
    Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)

    A hungry man is an angry man.
    English proverb, no. 13, collected in James Howell, Proverbs (1659)

    Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs
    About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green,
    The night above the dingle starry,
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    There was an old man from Darjeeling
    Who got on a bus bound for Ealing.
    It said at the door,
    “Please don’t spit on the floor,”
    So he carefully spat on the ceiling.
    Anonymous.