Atlas Shrugged Essay

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Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged Edited by Robert Mayhew LEXINGTON BOOKS A division of ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS, INC. Lanham • Boulder • New York • Toronto • Plymouth, UK LEXINGTON BOOKS A division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. A wholly owned subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 4501 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 200 Lanham, MD 20706 Estover Road Plymouth PL6 7PY United Kingdom Copyright © 2009 by Lexington Books All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Information Available Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged / edited by Robert Mayhew. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-7391-2779-7 (alk. paper) — ISBN 978-0-7391-2780-3 (pbk. : alk. paper) — ISBN 978-0-7391-3636-2 (ebook) 1. Rand, Ayn. Atlas shrugged. I. Mayhew, Robert. PS3535.A547A9434 2009 813'.52—dc22 2009008838 Printed in the United States of America ™ The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992. Contents Preface Acknowledgments Bibliographical Note 1 2 The Part and Chapter Headings of Atlas Shrugged Onkar Ghate Who Was John Galt? The Creation of Ayn Rand’s Ultimate Ideal Man Shoshana Milgram ix xiii xv 1 53 3 The Spirit of Francisco d’Anconia: The Development of His Characterization Shoshana Milgram 4 A Note on Francisco’s Ancestry Tore Boeckmann 5 Working for Ayn Rand: Selections from Facets of Ayn Rand Mary Ann Sures 6 7

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