2 edition of fountain-head found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR6007.U4 F6 1928|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||28014491|
Her novel The Fountainhead was published in and eventually became a bestseller. Still occasionally working as a screenwriter, Rand moved to New York City in and published Atlas Shrugged in Her novels espoused what came to be called Objectivism, a philosophy that champions capitalism and the preeminence of the individual/5(K). The book brings out the higher intellect in a person and puts the reader in course for a series of psychological revelations. After reading the book I felt enlightened. I had a new perspective to see the world around me. It almost seemed as if my.
One of the 20th century's most challenging novels of ideas, The Fountainhead champions the cause of individualism through the story of a gifted young architect who defies the tyranny of conventional public opinion. Born February 2, , Ayn Rand published her first novel, We the Living, in Anthem followed in It was with the publication of The Fountainhead () and Atlas Shrugged () that she achieved her spectacular success. Rand’s unique philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience. The fundamentals of her philosophy are put forth in three nonfiction books 4/5().
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Rand’s unique philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience/5(K). The Fountainhead is a novel by Russian-American author Ayn Rand, her first major literary success. The novel's protagonist, Howard Roark, is an individualistic young architect who designs modernist buildings and refuses to compromise with an architectural establishment fountain-head book to accept innovation/5.
The Fountainhead takes place in the United States, mostly in New York City, during the s and s. It chronicles the struggles of the innovative architect Howard Roark in his effort to achieve success on his own terms.
As the story opens, twenty-one-year-old Roark is expelled from the Stanton Institute of Technology for "insubordination.". Fountainhead was being rejected by twelve publishers, some of whom declared that it was "too intellectual," "too controversial" and would not sell because no audience existed for it--that was the difficult part of its history; difficult for me to Size: 2MB.
The Fountainhead revolves around the dynamic protagonist Howard Roark, who defies collectivism with his own brand of philosophy and architecture.
he remains true to his work and believes in individualism. Roark struggles, is humiliated & mocked for not being secondary but being the innovator but any borrowed thoughts. THE FOUNTAINHEAD by Ayn Rand ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap This is almost a first rate novel.
It falls short, as do so many modern novels, fountain-head book the apparent inability of the author (or editor) to be a ruthless surgeon.
English When The Fountainhead was first published, Ayn Rand''s daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim.
Author Ayn Rand | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online The Fountainhead pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ayn Rand. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format/5.
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I first read The Fountainhead when I was in high school, and it. "The Fountainhead" tells the story of a few people in New York of the 20ss. There are 5 characters about whom a lot is written, and these are the main characters of the book.
The characters are, in short: THE main character of the book. The Fountainhead, which became one of the most influential and widely read philosophical novels of the twentieth century, made Ayn Rand famous.
An impassioned proponent of reason, rational self-interest, individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism, she expressed her unique views in numerous /5(). Books similar to The Fountainhead The Fountainhead. by Ayn Rand. avg. rating Ratings. The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim.
Howard Roark, a brilliant young architect, is expelled from his architecture school for refusing to follow the school’s outdated traditions. He goes to New York to work for Henry Cameron, a disgraced architect whom Roark admires.
Roark’s schoolmate, Peter Keating, moves to New York and goes to work for the prestigious architectural firm. This disagreement is crucial to an understanding of The Fountainhead, for the book’s central conflict is between people who are reality-centered and people who are centered instead on other people.
A development of this theme is the case of the Manhattan Bank Building. Out of Ayn Rand’s literary works, it’s the best popular thing she’s written. While that’s a low bar, The Fountainhead as a novel isn’t all that bad, and if there’s absolutely nothing else at all lying around and you’re really bored, it’s worth a r.
About the Author About the Author: An epitome of versatility, Ayn Rand was a screenwriter, playwright, philosopher, political activist and bestselling author.
She is best known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Ayn Rand was an ardent supporter of rational and ethical egoism and rejected ethical altruism/5(K).
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The Fountainhead is the mystery, literature, fiction, thriller, romantic and epic novel which plot the story of a person who lost everything in revenge. Ayn Rand is the author of this classy novel. Howard Roark is the main protagonist in the novel. He is a fabulous young architect who stuns others with his talent.
Fountainhead. Press. By Ed Lazzara. Choose the book you are using. The Fountainhead has become an enduring piece of literature, more popular now than when published in On the surface, it is a story of one man, Howard Roark, Free shipping over $/5(6).The Fountainhead celebrates the heroism of the “men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.” ARI Campus Ayn Rand: A Writer's Life Lexicon Creators A core tenet of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, is the importance of a central, productive purpose in an individual’s life.While The Fountainhead made me consider my ethics, it also altered them.
It made me realize that man could be as great as he wants to be, and how acheivement is our ultimate goal. Because of this book, I now proudly claim to be a Republican.
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