By Allan Gotthelf, Gregory Salmieri
The first quantity to provide a accomplished scholarly therapy of Rand’s whole corpus (including her novels, her philosophical essays, and her research of the occasions of her times), this Companion presents very important orientation and context for students and informed readers grappling with a debatable and understudied philosopher whose enduring effect on American (and international) tradition is more and more recognized.
- The first e-book to supply an in-depth scholarly therapy ranging over the complete of Rand’s corpus
- Provides proficient contextual research for students in various disciplines
- Presents unique learn on unpublished fabric and drafts from the Rand files in California
- Features insightful and fair-minded interpretations of Rand’s debatable positions
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11 Rand’s university studies were completed under extraordinarily difficult conditions, including a purge in her third year that led to her temporary expulsion, followed by a reluctant readmission. 13 After receiving her degree, she began a two-year program in the State Institute for Cinematography. ”14 Also during these years, she discovered the inventive, optimistic fiction of the American writer O. Henry, who was being translated into Russian for the first time. While at the Institute, she wrote two pamphlets on film: the 16-page “Pola Negri” (about a passionate and unconventional Polish actress) was published anonymously in 1925, and the 64-page Gollivud: Amerikanskij Kino-Gorodd [Hollywood: American Movie-City] was published the following year under the name “A.
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