Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the fountainhead at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users amazon try prime all go search ayn rand the fountainhead with an introduction by the author by ayn rand/leonard peikoff. The fountainhead by ayn rand a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition all pages are intact, and the cover is intact the spine may show signs of wear pages can include limited notes the fountainhead ayn rand first uk edition 1st british cassell hc hardcover. The fountainhead by christopher hurt, ayn rand the fountainhead, possibly the most influential and controversial novel of ideas in american history, presents a philosophy of vital interest to anyone seeking an understanding of our present-day culture.
The fountainhead by ayn rand – a review by abhilash m february 18, 2012 guest fiction 2 writing a review on the fountainhead is a real tough ask and i have made a real effort in reducing the review to less than a page, because frankly writing about it would make a book in itself. Warner dvd's disc of the fountainhead replicates the clean b&w lines of robert burk's slick cinematography the visuals combined with max steiner's beautiful score energize the screen, creating the best possible platform for ayn rand's dizzying dialogues. The fountainhead by ayn rand was a very complex book it covers many ideas, such as the manipulation of the human psyche, and the nature of the imagination the story is about a controversial architect named howard roark, who is shunned by many people for his radical ideas.
Worshipped by her fans, denounced by her enemies, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, the novelist and philosopher ayn rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and markets shaped the conservative movement from its earliest days. Ayn rand's revolutionary modern classic--over 7 million copies sold when the fountainhead was first published in 1943, ayn rand's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim. Zack snyder is planning his directorial comeback with an adaptation of ayn rand’s 1943 novel “the fountainhead”the director announced the plan on the social media platform vero (via.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the fountainhead at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. I recently discovered ayn rand recently, and listened to atlas shrugged, and it was the best book i have read or listened to i read fountainhead next not expecting it to be anything as good as atlas, but it was just about as great. In my review of atlas i explain how i first heard about ayn rand from a website that spoke openly of how they plan to terminate all pregnancies of defective babies by force, or even euthanize such newborns i read the book with trepidation because before i read it i heard a rumour that roark didn't demolish cortlandt at all, but the stoddard.
When the fountainhead was first published, ayn rand's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim this instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a. The fountainhead was the first ayn rd book i read although, in this time and age, the author's idea will be better understood, but in the times that this book was written, it was revolutionarythe language, english itself, is much different from what we read in fictional novels these days. Right from the start instead of a movie the fountainhead is giving us a sermon on the glories of self-centeredness the studio should have insisted that someone else write the screenplay and saved ayn rand's philosophy for gary cooper's courtroom speech near the end.
The fountainhead review – ivo van hove's smouldering take on ayn rand 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars he provides a fresh and complex rereading of ayn rand's novel, which has been in danger of. When the fountainhead was first published, ayn rand's daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim this instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against. Accompanying the book is an original, very scarce copy of rand's letter from ayn rand, author of the fountainhead, an 8pp letter circa 1944, mailed to readers and fans who began inundating publisher bobbs merrill with questions about rand. Review: the fountainhead by ayn rand i enjoyed this book to the end somewhat lengthy, and i felt the reading was slow paced only because i wanted to understand ayn rand’s philosophy on objectiveness and enjoy the story too the story is fictional and some say ayn rand was a novelist first, and then a philosopher but i don’t agree.
Ayn rand's two most famous novels the fountainhead (1943) and atlas shrugged (1957) are among the greatest word-of-mouth hits in american publishing. — ayn rand, “to the readers of the fountainhead,” letters of ayn rand in her first notes for the fountainhead , ayn rand describes its purpose as “a defense of egoism in its real meaning a new definition of egoism and its living example. This is the first time i’ve read the fountainhead, and the second work i’ve read by ayn rand [atlas shrugged] the fountainhead is the third-person narrative of howard roark, a talented young architect, and his struggle against the status-quo.