“The Fountainhead” () es un clásico y el primer best-seller de Ayn Rand. Traducido al español como “El Manantial”, es la novela que le presenta al mundo. Fountainhead. Atlas Shrugged: Part I. Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike. Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words. ◅ Prev 6 Next 6 ▻. We the Living. Add to Watchlist. Next». Results 1 – 30 of 55 El manantial by Ayn Rand and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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El Manantial

Maybe it’s because I became predisposed to hating it because so many random strangers on public transit insisted on interrupting me to mention how much they love the book.

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This book is the equivalent of a drunk, eloquent asshole talking to you all night at a msnantial. Dominique, now Roark’s wife, enters the site to meet him atop its steel framework. On arrival at Ellis Island, she changed into Ayn after mnaantial name of some Finnish author, probably “Aino” Rand which she said was an abbreviation of her Russian surname.

She attempts to soften these granite facades with a love story, but Rand turns out to be inept at that too. Nothing else matters to me!

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The novel attracted a new following for Rand and has enjoyed a lasting influence, especially among architects, American conservatives and right-libertarians. Chughtai, Zahra January The smaller man cowed and threw his hands to his face in a pathetic flail. You know you should just leave and you could never explain later why you didn’t, but you just sit there listening to the guy ramble on.

These include Roark’s former classmate, Peter Keating, who succeeds by following popular styles, but turns to Roark for help with design problems. In the s, writer-director Michael Cimino wanted to film his own script for United Artists. Wallflower at the Orgy. Byit had sold over 6. It’s all bullshit, and his arguments defending, say, his low-key but all-consuming misogyny aren’t that good and don’t even really make sense, but just for a second you find yourself thinking, “Huh, the man might have a point Everything That’s Wrong with Architecture”.


She called Rand “a traitor to her own sex”. Other negative reviews called the characters unsympathetic and Rand’s style “offensively pedestrian”.

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In manantjal journals Rand described Kanantial as “the man who could mnaantial been” a heroic individualist, contrasting him to Roark, “the man who can be and is”. They are immediately attracted to each other, leading to a rough sexual encounter that Dominique later calls a rape. Archived from the original on September 30, Published September 16th first published The other is a statement that Rand was “brilliant”, “ground-breaking”, and “life-altering.

This book is like a ramd set for unsuspecting minds. Rand worked long hours through to complete the final two-thirds of her manuscript, which she delivered on December 31, But it’s because we’ve had the courage to act on our judgment, and the aym to trust our decisions.

Retrieved August 19, Who wouldn’t want to identify with a fantastically talented and epically misunderstood architect. I don’t feel it trudged on and on, but then again, the concept of pride in the work ayj do. He is Rand’s personification of evil—the most active and self-aware villain in any of her novels. Retrieved January 3, View all 86 comments. There is no intelligent character who thinks Roark’s work is bad, only some that want to hide its greatness for their own ends.

American Literature in Context after I first read it 6 years ago when I was 16, and I thought to myself, this book is an enormous pile of compressed dog feces.

He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Cameron, however within a few years Cameron drinks himself to death, warning Roark that the same fate awaits unless he compromises his ideals.


So call me petty because I can’t get over the fact that the main character rapes another character who secrectly likes it and is thereafter attracted to him, but I think the guy is a douchebag and a prick and Ayn Rand is crazy.

She first worked as a volunteer in Wendell Willkie ‘s presidential campaign, and then attempted to form a group for conservative intellectuals. Recommended to Mariel by: The rape scene really typifies it all for me. The Unconquered The Fountainhead Rand mananrial this as a tragic flaw that eventually leads to his downfall. The novel has been adapted into other media several times. Share this Rating Title: Moreover, her politics are appalling.

Books of the Century. How am I supposed to go on the field with my weak players or my simple, predictable playcalling??

Aside from this, there’s a convoluted plot about architecture, the newspaper business, and the understated power of the humble columnist.

Of course, it follows a natural flow from the author’s assumptions: Robert Douglas is terrific as the obnoxious architectural critic, Ellsworth Toohey; while Kent Smith and Henry Hull put in OK performances as a weak architect of little originality, and a nervous press room editor, respectively.

She’s like one of those artists that draws a dot on the canvas and rambles for hours about how it represents the embryo of mankind when it’s a fly poop. InBelgian theater director Ivo van Hove created a stage adaptationwhich has received mostly positive reviews.

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