“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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Also another very brilliant character.

Brantley, Ben November 29, Brooklyn Academy of Music. Alisa returned to the city renamed Leningrad to attend the university, but in relatives who had already settled in America offered her the chance of joining them there. This book is the equivalent of a drunk, eloquent asshole talking to you all night at a bar.

Ellsworth Monkton Toohey is Roark’s antagonist.

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This was my 2nd time reading it, and I liked it about as much as a did when I was If you don’t believe this stuff, don’t waste your time on this book. The left has it’s own cast of bad influences, of course. Speaking of which, I’ve read a lot of reviews on Amazon that warn against this book as giving validation to angry, misanthropic teenagers. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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She therefore conducted extensive research that included reading many biographies and other books about architecture. Poorly imagined, poorly conceived and poorly written it is only exceptional in the lengths it will go to justify the morally, ethically and socially reprehensible behavior of the central character who’s vaunted genius amounts in the end to nothing more than being a willful disobedient ass.


She attended a New York lecture by Laski as part of gathering material for the novel, following which she changed the physical appearance of the character to be similar to that of Laski. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Was anyone else surprised that after the trial the book is only half-way through? Siegel, Tatiana March 17, That’s just good writing.

So here’s my quandry: The ones who see things differently.

Not a bandage for dirty sores. Roark, which is one of the main threads of the story, is well done. Roark spoke to men who he chose to listen to him. Roark’s speech is approachable, readable, understandable and relates directly to the reader. Upon rereading this 50th anniversary hardback edition as an adult, I was appalled at this amoral tale.

American Literature in Context after Return to Book Page. Toohey’s confession to Peter Keating comes too late maanantial the book and goes on for much too long, Catherine Halsey’s personality change after Keating fails to marry her feels particularly arnd, and the fact that she drops out of the book for so long also seems like an oversight in the editing process, and Roark’s explanation during the trial–while a boon for scholars who enjoy debating the fine points of “literature”–goes on for much too long, has little ahn do with whether he is guilty or innocent, and is so far outside the story it’s a philosophical statement not a self-defense that it becomes almost meaningless in the context of Roark’s life and actions.

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Roark is a sociopathic monster whose integrity is blind and callous. I don’t feel it trudged on and on, but then again, the concept of pride in the work you do. Rand worked long hours through to complete the final two-thirds of her manuscript, which she delivered on December 31, So I won’t go as far as to call it my favorite. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.


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This is a book about a misanthropic rapist who does whatever he wants and doesn’t care about anyone and all that is supposed to be just fine and dandy. They are immediately attracted to each other, leading to a rough sexual encounter that Dominique later calls a rape. Feminist critics have condemned Roark and Dominique’s first sexual encounter, accusing Rand of endorsing rape.

I tell you it manantiall fair! Rand, who had previous experience as a screenwriter, was hired to adapt her own novel. Rand’s posthumously published working notes for the novel indicate that when she started on the book inshe conceived of Roark’s character that “were it necessary, he could rape her and feel justified”.

Like I seriously rznd it more than Roark’s dramatic speech at the trial. I read it on the beach, and, let’s say, as Howard Roark was about to do something outrageous, the sun would blow in my face from behind the book.

But for me, although it was so time-consuming, the book was worth reading. Most important, the novel makes important points about the nature of human progress, who achieves it, how it must struggle for recognition and at what price. Who could not sympathize with the lonely hero amidst the unappreciated mass?