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If this enrages any of her followers, don’t bitch to me, dig up her grave, bring her back to life manantia, ask her if when she wrote this crap she realized she wasn’t in Russia anymore but in a country that made her rich off of her philosophical nonsense and stilted prose. The Fountainhead is a novel by Russian-American author Ayn Randher first major literary success.

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This of course is all contextualized by the new revelations of her love of some psychotic serial killing Russian or some such business that recently came to light. An artist and artisan who grimly defies the world for his art and the his confidence in the supremacy of his own intellect. I might ayh day read her other novels to see if they are all as obnoxious as this one.

Maybe it’s because everyone says the exact same thing and has the exact same opinions about the book, which, ironically enough, seems to contradict what Ms.


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She sold the movie rights to The Fountainhead and returned to Hollywood to write the screenplay for the adaptation. The novel has been adapted into other media several times.

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Was anyone else surprised that after the trial the book is only half-way through?

A Companion to Ayn Rand. But she’s something you’re supposed to grow out of, like ska music or handjobs.

‘El manantial’, de Ayn Rand, o el eslogan de la novela liberal

rl She attacks his work in public, but visits him for secret sexual encounters. Gail Wynand is a wealthy newspaper mogul who rose from a destitute childhood in the ghettoes of New York to control much of the city’s print media.

One of them, Howard Kane, was an idealist dedicated to erecting the skyscraper despite enormous obstacles. Johnson, Donald Leslie It is no wonder that Stephen King uses 2 examples to disprove the adage “there are aynn bad writers” one is the book Flowers in the Attic and anything written by Rand. The New York Times. Here is what I got from the book: Of course, it follows a natural flow from the author’s assumptions: I could talk about her philosophy and its ramifications, but really it all boils down to the woman who falls in love with the man who raped her, because despite her fighting and screaming no, she found it’s what she wanted all along.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rand was annoyed that Bobbs-Merrill allowed the edited version to be published without her approval of the text. In Mayhewpp. Ayn Rand would probably object to it on philosophical grounds. Sorry boys, it doesn’t usually work out that way. Toohey, who writes a popular architecture column in the Banneris an outspoken socialist who shapes public opinion through his column and a circle of influential associates.


He styles himself gand representative of the will of the masses, but his actual desire is for power over others. He gets a job in a granite quarry owned by Francon.

Mike I was not, but had read Rand before. Chevilley, Philippe July 15, When she moved back to New Msnantial inshe gathered a group of these admirers to whom she referred publicly as “the Class of ’43” in reference to the year The Fountainhead was published.

Atlas Shrugged shares that last virtue.

The Epic Life of Cecil B. Rand offered The Mainspring as an alternative, but this title had been recently used for another book. Ownership of aayn, …more I was not, but had read Rand before. Tabloid newspaper publisher Gail Wynand seeks to shape popular opinion; he befriends Roark, then betrays him when public opinion turns in a direction he cannot control.

Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Who wouldn’t want to identify with a fantastically talented and epically misunderstood architect. Keating ingratiates himself with senior partner Guy Francon and works to remove rivals within his firm. Rand’s version contained elements she would use in The Fountainhead.