The literary essays cover analysis of the novel's plot, theme, and characterization; comparisons with other works, such as the novels of Hugo, Dostoyevsky, and Joyce; and the proper approach to adapting Atlas Shrugged to film. The philosophical essays cover a vast range of topics, including the place of Galt's speech in the novel, the role of the mind in human life, and the evil of non-objective law. Some of the essays make use of previously unpublished material from the Ayn Rand Archives. Lexington Books.
Robert Mayhew is professor of philosophy at Seton Hall University. Who Was John Galt? Reply to Whittaker Chambers Chapter 10 Chapter 9.
A Note on Dagny's "Final Choice". Ayn Rand's magnum opus has long warranted analyses that are scholarly but accessible, sympathetic but not fawning, useful to readers new to Rand and rewarding to those who have long studied her. I guess even in college I never studied analyses of literature that approached the insight these writers do.
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These essays vary in quality; some that are particularly fascinating and illuminating are Andrew Bernstein, Shoshana Milgram, and Tore Boeckmann. The editing is incomplete and sometimes unclear.
It comes across as rushed, especially compared to the book's companion volumes and Robert Mayhew's other work. Dec 31, Adelle added it Shelves: tgroup , non-fiction.
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