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The Fountainhead: An American Novel

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Summary

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  • Full Title: The Fountainhead: An American Novel
  • Author(s): Douglas J. Den Uyl
  • Year Published: 1999
  • Publisher: Twayne Publishers
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10: 0-8057-7932-9 (hardcover)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8057-7932-5 (hardcover)
  • Description: This book is an academic study of Rand's 1943 novel The Fountainhead. It is volume 169 in Twayne's Masterwork Studies series, which includes books on novels such as War and Peace and Vanity Fair. A volume on Rand's Atlas Shrugged is also a part of this series.

Contents

Literary and Historical Context

  1. Historical Context
  2. The Importance of the Work
  3. Critical Reception

A Reading

  1. A Philosophical Novel
  2. Characters as Ideas
  3. Dominique
  4. Sympathy and Judgment
  5. Individualism
  6. Conclusion: An American Novel

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