By Shoshana Milgram
What did Joan of Arc mean to Ayn Rand—in history, in drama, in her personal life and in her writing? How do her fictional characters, including Dagny Taggart, resemble Schiller’s portrayal of Joan? A clue: In The Maid of Orleans by Schiller, the playwright whom Ayn Rand considered greater than Shakespeare, the heroic Joan of Arc is not burned at the stake.
This talk was recorded at the 2014 Summer Objectivist Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
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