The 20th century gave rise to angry writers from across the political spectrum.
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Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard expresses disgust with the lowness of human behaviour while also valuing the singularity of human beings.
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African American writer James Baldwin uses anger as one of the great drivers of his writing; he says that if we don’t want to become the prisoners of our own rage, we need to recognise that there is more to human interaction than just the facts.