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Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas shrugged

Author: Robert Mayhew
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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This is the first scholarly study of Atlas Shrugged, covering in detail the historical, literary, and philosophical aspects of Ayn Rand's magnum opus. Topics explored in depth include the history  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas shrugged.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mayhew
ISBN: 9780739127797 9780739127803 0739127799 0739127802 9780739136362 0739136364
OCLC Number: 315237945
Description: xv, 516 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The part and chapter headings of Atlas shrugged / Onkar Ghate --
Who was John Galt? : the creation of Ayn Rand's ultimate ideal man / Shoshana Milgram --
The spirit of Francisco D'Anconia : the development of his characterization / Shoshana Milgram --
A note on Francisco's ancestry / Tore Boeckmann --
Working for Ayn Rand : selections from Facets of Ayn Rand / Mary Ann Sures --
Publishing Atlas shrugged / Richard E. Ralston --
The Atlas shrugged reviews / Michael S. Berliner --
Reply to Whittaker Chambers / Leonard Peikoff --
Atlas shrugged and the metaphysics of values / Tore Boeckmann --
Atlas shrugged as the culmination of the romantic novel / Andrew Bernstein --
A tale of two novels / Harry Binswanger --
Adapting Atlas shrugged to film / Jeff Britting --
Atlas shrugged on the role of the mind in man's existence / Gregory Salmieri --
Ayn Rand's ethics : from The fountainhead to Atlas shrugged / Darryl Wright --
No tributes to Caesar : good or evil in Atlas shrugged / Tara Smith --
The businessmen's crucial role : material men of the mind / Debi Ghate --
The traits of business heroes in Atlas shrugged / Edwin A. Locke --
"Humanity's darkest evil" : the lethal destructiveness of non-objective law / Tara Smith --
The role of Galt's speech in Atlas shrugged / Onkar Ghate --
Galt's speech in five sentences (and forty questions) / Allan Gotthelf --
Discovering Atlantis : Atlas shrugged's demonstration of a new moral philosophy / Gregory Salmieri --
A note on Dagny's "final choice" / Allan Gotthelf.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Mayhew.


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Ayn Rand's magnum opus has long warranted analyses that are scholarly but accessible, sympathetic but not fawning, useful to readers new to Rand and rewarding to those who have long studied her. Read more...

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