A Mess of Logographia

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The Tenacity of Spite

As the thematic underpinning to a dramatic narrative, the tenacity of spite is nothing new. A grudge unsatisfied, a prejudice undiminished. Yet it has sustained Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men over decades and through several screen variants, most penned by Rose himself. Sidney Lumet’s 1957 interpretation of Rose’s exploration of the stubbornness that is born …

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