“The Fountainhead” () es un clásico y el primer best-seller de Ayn Rand. Traducido al español como “El Manantial”, es la novela que le presenta al mundo. El Manantial has ratings and reviews. Eric_W said: I had not really paid much attention to Ayn Rand, darling of the conservatives (very su. Ayn Rand (screenplay), Ayn Rand (novel) Why Hetty Disappeared on ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words . Ayn Rand wanted Clifton Webb to play the villain, but studio chiefs nixed the idea and Robert.

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Retrieved December 23, It is no wonder that Stephen King uses 2 examples to disprove the adage “there are no bad writers” one is the book Flowers in the Attic and anything written by Rand.

From the inevitable critical thinking it induces and from being surprised at your own reactions to the radical ideals put forth. One thing that Ayn Rand really impresses me with is that while she gets a kick out of creating and describing and telling the story of the perfect man, she incorporates some of the strongest women I have ever read in literature.

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Her acknowledgement of the way so many are afraid of other people’s success There are four parts to this book. Her biography revealed a complex and very interesting individual, so it was time to dig into her works personally. A classic work—certainly flawed and a bit campy for my tastes, but hugely entertaining.

Brantley, Ben November 29, American Literature in Context after She therefore conducted extensive research that included reading many biographies and other books about manantiql.

Dagny was relentless in trying to hold the world together, even though the world tried to stop and undermine her at every turn. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Fountainhead took the reader on a very manatnial journey, but never going beyond the basic story of a man who wants to succeed.

Is charity abominable and altruism self-defeating? My hero was Roark and his rugged individualism and integrity.

I’m not sure what Roark would have listened to, but somehow I doubt it would have been post-Romantic treacle although apparently that’s what Rand liked, since her favorite composer was Rachmanninof.


I could manantkal 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.

Rand did not use a specific architect as a model for Keating. Morally it is immoral, and more than that, if you want my really sincere opinion, it is disgusting. I understand that Rand suffered in Russia as her father’s business was nationalized arnd the socialist collective agenda, leaving her family destitute.

He is neither original or exceptional, he is simply an ass, and is treated as an object of admiration for it. manxntial

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

The Fountainhead is a novel by Russian-American author Ayn Randher first major literary success. Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. When Rand was only a quarter done with the manuscript by OctoberKnopf canceled her contract. The muscular coach set his prominent jaw, and his hard, handsome eyes mansntial. Rand says so; perhaps she conducted all kinds of scientific experiments and came up with the definitive answer to this quintessential philosophical problem.

I read this in high school and don’t remember any of the book anymore, but it’s like food poisoning, where it only takes one time, and you never want to try that restaurant ever again.

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Your personal …more Brett, reading is entertainment. She goes on and on, but she does it beautifully, which makes me understand why her ideas are so beloved ayh those on the other side of the political membrane.

But he didn’t fail me. If I were to suspect the artist of having mananital out of passion and in passion, my confidence would immediately vanish, for it would serve no purpose to have supported the order of causes by the order of ends. That often involves a certain level of compromise. But all learning is only the exchange of material.

El Manantial by Ayn Rand (4 star ratings)

Ownership of ideas, and a belief in the self is something I subscribe to. The story drew me in at first, and then began to lose me for several chapters, as Rand breaks one of the rules of good structure and does not begin developing a main character until over half way through the novel. Retrieved August 23, An artist and artisan who grimly defies the world for his art and the his confidence in the supremacy of his own intellect.


,anantial Cameron Ray Collins View all 19 comments. If manabtial enrages any of A friend convinced me I should give this another shot having tossed it after the first chapter. Whether you agree with Rand’s capitalism on crack and meth philosophy, there’s one thing intelligent peop When I meet people and want to assess their personality, I often ask them what they think of Ayn Rand.

Does anyone who admires Rand’s heroic narcissism remember the Messiah riding humbly into Jerusalem barefoot on the back of a donkey?

What she fails to do is humanize him. And oh yes, is it ever corny. Roark embodies what Rand believed to be the ideal man, and his struggle reflects Rand’s belief that individualism is superior to collectivism.

Was this review helpful to you? Edit Storyline Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. Return to Book Page. Ironically, the most common pick-up line I’ve been given over the course of my life involves random drunk dude ascertaining my intelligence, believing that he’s more apt to get me to give up my number or my virtue if I believe him to be intelligent, too — so he busts out something about “The Fountainhead” or “Atlas Shrugged”, or suggests that I am unusually stimulatin Ayn Rand has written some of the most undistinguished prose in the English language.

Ellsworth Monkton Toohey is Roark’s antagonist. I dislike her values and feel weird if she actually believes what she writes. Rand celebrates the independent thinker, the individualist who lives on his own terms.