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Essays on Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"

By Ayn Rand


Edited by Robert Mayhew

In this unique study of Ayn Rand's first best-selling novel, Dr. Robert Mayhew brings together historical, literary and philosophical essays that analyze The Fountainhead's style, its use of humor, and its virtues of productivity, independence, and integrity. The essays make extensive use of previously unpublished material from the Ayn Rand Archives, offering a new collection of material to explore and consider. This book leads through the creation, publication, and reception of the 1943 novel that made Rand famous. Mayhew's collection of essays offers an insightful and critical perspective on The Fountainhead, and is a necessary read for anyone interested in Ayn Rand and great American literature.


  • B. John Bayer

  • Michael Berliner

  • Andrew Bernstein

  • Tore Boeckmann

  • Jeff Britting

  • Onkar Ghate

  • Robert Mayhew

  • Shoshana Milgram

  • Amy Peikoff

  • Richard E. Ralston

  • Dina Schein Federman

  • Tara Smith

  • Leonard Peikoff

(Softcover; 296 pages)