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The Ayn Rand Companion

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  • Full Title: The Ayn Rand Companion (original edition); The New Ayn Rand Companion: Revised and Expanded Edition (revised edition)
  • Author(s): Mimi Reisel Gladstein
  • Year Published: 1984 (original edition), 1999 (revised edition)
  • Publisher: Greenwood Press
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10: 0-313-22079-4 (hardcover original edition), 0-313-25737-X (paperback original edition), 0-313-30321-5 (hardcover revised edition)
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  • Description: This book includes the most extensive print bibliography available of works by and about Ayn Rand, as well as overviews of Rand's books and a brief biographical essay. Gladstein's introduction declares that the book's "primary function is as a resource for both personal and academic research."


The contents of both editions are basically the same, with updated material and additional bibliographical listings in the second edition.

  1. Biographical Data
  2. The Fiction
  3. A Compendium of Characters
  4. The Nonfiction
  5. Criticism of Rand's Works

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