The Fountainhead by Andrew Bernstein
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CliffsNotes on The Fountainhead explores the modern classic that made Ayn Rand famous. The book carried forth the author’s anti-communist ideals and conviction that individuals should not allow their lives to be dominated in any way by the beliefs of others.

Following the story of architect Howard Roark as he attempts to achieve success on his own terms, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each part within the novel.  Other features that help you figure out this important work includePersonal background on the author, including a look at the philosophy she termed “Objectivism”Introduction to and synopsis of the bookIn-depth analyses of a broad cast of charactersCritical essays on the author’s writing style and moreReview section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics and practice projectsResourceCenter with books, film and audio recordings, and Web sites that can help round out your knowledge

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About Andrew Bernstein

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ANDREW BERNSTEIN holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Graduate School of the City University of New York. He teaches Philosophy at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York, and at the State University of New York at Purchase. Dr. Bernstein is a speaker for the Ayn Rand Institute and lectures on Ayn Rand's novels through-out the United states.
Published May 18, 2011 by Cliffs Notes. 144 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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