“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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Only at the end of the novel does she accept that she can be happy and survive. Nothing matters, except that you do what you want. This novel is controversial, but again, every works that touch the depth of humanity and expose the horrendous society cannot escape from controversy.

Therefore I regard it as immoral Meticulously thought out and particularly designed, The Fountainhead clobbers you with Rand’s philosophical doctrines.

But more importantly, of all the artistic professions Rand could have chosen for her hardcore, uncompromising modernist artist, architecture is probably the worst.

Brantley, Ben November 29, From the first pages I disliked all the characters. Nearest Thing to Heaven: I stand at the end of no tradition. BUT the characters weren’t flesh and blood people as much as they were representations of ideas, ideals, schools of thought, and classes.

Feminist critics have condemned Roark and Dominique’s first sexual encounter, accusing Rand of endorsing rape. I don’t get it, but I do believe Pogo when he said, “We have met the enemy, and he is us”.

When Rand’s agent began to criticize the novel, Rand fired the agent and decided to handle submissions herself. Taxes, regulations, all that stuff: The Fountainhead is, above all, intellectually stimulating.


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Philosopher Chris Matthew Sciabarra called her “one of the more bizarre characters in the novel”. Rand indicated that the primary theme of The Fountainhead was “individualism versus collectivism, not in politics but within a man’s soul”.

Long ago, we were faced with a choice—the same choice you faced. Ownership of ideas, and a belief in the self is something I subscribe to. Espousing fascism in the guise of some sort of efficient humanism is as deceitful as the Discovery Channel. Rand sold her first screenplay inbut nobody would buy her first novel We the Living a melodrama set in Russia.

Toohey just seriously says what the fuck is wrong with our society today: The Fountainhead shows a very true if not menacing picture of how evil altruism can be.

View all 7 comments. Rand rewrote it, transforming the rivals into architects. Both groups are psychological dependents. The only reason I even give The Fountainhead as high a rating as 2 is that it is gorgeous to look at.

Archived from the original on September 30, The film was directed by King Vidor. Was this review helpful to you? The group evolved into the core of the Objectivist movement that promoted the philosophical ideas from Rand’s writing.

I suppose it could be more offensive if it were published as a water-proof beach or bath book in non-recyclable plastic. Rabd gets a job in a granite manantila owned by Francon. Roark is arrested and his action is widely condemned, but Wynand decides to use his papers to defend his friend. And that’s how I feel about The Fountainhead.

I find the characters of Roark and Dominique fascinating. As historian James Baker described it, ” The Fountainhead hardly mentions politics or economics, despite the fact that it was born in the s. Independence and Egoism in The Fountainhead “.

A thoroughly disgusting piece of writing. One is a statement of Ayn Rand’s lacking writing skills and reprehensible moral philosophy. With money from the sa Alisa Rosenbaum was born in pre-revolutionary St. So call me petty because I can’t get over the ramd that the main character rapes another character who secrectly likes it and is thereafter attracted to him, but I think the guy is a douchebag and a prick and Ayn Rand is crazy.


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El Manantial by Ayn Rand (1 star ratings)

The novel’s protagonist, Howard Roark, is an individualistic young architect who designs modernist buildings and refuses to compromise with an architectural establishment unwilling to accept innovation. Ayn Rand has written some of the most undistinguished prose in the English language. Like most Ayn Rand’s novel, this beautiful individualism is expressed, though sometimes didactically, with beautiful and poetic descriptions.

This book is probably dangerous for naive minds and too naive for adult minds.

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The way she used modern architecture manantia the main object of conflict, was really well thought out. He said The Fountainhead was not only influential an 20th century architects, but also it “was one, first, front and center in the life of every architect who was a modern architect”. Extremely gripping and never trite, The Fountainhead is a heady mixture of Rand’s simplistic psychological and philosophical insights.

Roark embodies what Rand believed to be the ideal man, and his struggle reflects Rand’s belief that individualism is superior to collectivism.