I've read the whole book many times but after reading this chapter I saw parts of it afresh.
The book offers so many insights into a novel which is always surprising me with more delightful points to learn.
The writers in Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged help you see how the author grappled with those very ideas.
I'm part of an "Atlas Shrugged" Reading Group. We're about to begin John Galt's speech. Onkar Ghate's study of it is being used as the guide. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Manhattan
This is fourth, and apparently final, collection of essays on Ayn Rand's major works of fiction edited by Robert Mayhew. Read morePublished on April 9, 2011 by Steve Jackson
Mr. Boeckmann noted that "Dr. Rasmussen specifically cites Edward Younkins' collection of essays, which falls in this category, let me simply mention that the publishers had to... Read morePublished on March 9, 2010 by Edward Cline
An engaging panegyric devoted to Ayn Rand's magnum opus, this volume is a collection of essays by Rand devotees, and thus lacks any of what Bertrand Russell would call evidence... Read morePublished on March 8, 2010 by DL
Robert Mayhew's book Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged approaches its subject matter with a sophistication and comprehensiveness unmatched by any previous treatment, and it in... Read morePublished on March 8, 2010 by Tore Boeckmann
I expect Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged to be a useful book, like the volumes under Robert Mayhew's editorship that covered Rand's other novels. It is on my wish list. Read morePublished on March 6, 2010 by Robert L. Campbell
Rasmussen & Den Uyl, Chris Sciabarra, Mimi Reisel Gladstein and Ed Younkins have all edited or written scholarly essays and books on Atlas Shrugged, so to claim this is the first... Read morePublished on March 6, 2010 by Tibor R. Machan
The editorial description states "This is the first scholarly study of Atlas Shrugged . . ."
This is false. Read more
When I was a teenager I was eager to join the real world where I would find competence, achievement and joy from all of the capable people I would find there. Read morePublished on November 11, 2009 by Russell W. Shurts