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Essays on Ayn Rand's The fountainhead

Author: Robert Mayhew
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Serving as a study of "The Fountainhead", this title brings together historical, literary, and philosophical essays that analyze the novel's style, its use of humor, and its virtues of productivity,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essays on Ayn Rand's The fountainhead.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2007
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Mayhew
ISBN: 0739115774 9780739115770 0739115782 9780739115787
OCLC Number: 70707828
Description: xiii, 349 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: The history of The fountainhead --
The fountainhead from notebook to novel: the composition of Ayn Rand's first ideal man / Shoshana Milgram --
Howard Roark and Frank Lloyd Wright / Michael S. Berliner --
Publishing The fountainhead / Richard E. Ralston --
The Fountainhead Reviews / Michael S. Berliner --
Adapting The fountainhead to film / Jeff Britting --
Part 2: The fountainhead as literature and as philosophy --
What might be and ought to be: Aristotle's Poetics and The fountainhead / Tore Boeckmann --
Three inspirations for the ideal man: Cyrus Paltons, Enjolras, and Cyrano de Bergerac / Shoshana Milgram --
Understanding the "rape" scene in The fountainhead / Andrew Bernstein --
Humor in The fountainhead / Robert Mayhew --
The fountainhead and the spirit of youth / B. John Bayer --
The basic motivation of the creators and the masses in The fountainhead / Onkar Ghate --
Unborrowed vision: Independence and egoism in The fountainhead / Tara Smith --
Roark's integrity / Dina Schein --
A moral dynamiting / Amy Peikoff.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Mayhew.
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Not only is Dr. Mayhew's book the first compilation of scholarly essays on Ayn Rand's classic novel The Fountainhead, it also contains some brilliant work and insights of many of the top Ayn Rand Read more...

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