“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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This is social treason! Edit Storyline Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. The Virtue of Selfishness Ranf InBelgian theater director Ivo van Hove created a stage adaptationwhich has received mostly positive reviews.

Your personal experience and your view on life is important if this book ‘speaks’ to you. I could see the appeal as I read it. Who wouldn’t want to identify with a fantastically talented and epically misunderstood architect.

El Manantial

View all 13 comments. Aside mananntial this, there’s a convoluted plot about architecture, the newspaper business, and the understated power of the humble columnist.

Roark is opposed by what he calls “second-handers”, who value conformity over independence and integrity. Pruette, Lorine May 16, She attempts to soften these granite facades with a love rwnd, but Rand turns out to be inept at that too. It didn’t speak to me, and it didn’t rile up my altruistic side – all I got out of it was a good laugh and manantil couple of wasted hours waiting for it to become engaging and well-written. 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.


She started a new philosophy known as Objectivism, opposed to state interference of all kinds, and her follow-up novel Atlas Shrugged describes a group who attempt to escape America’s conspiracy of mediocrity. That is perhaps too unkind.

‘El manantial’, de Ayn Rand, o el eslogan de la novela liberal

If you want to read some Rand, start with Anthem, which is awful but short so you’ll get the idea. The woman’s response was focused on social comparisons: Serious Roark is serious; rnd doesn’t laugh at jokes, he doesn’t help people, It didn’t speak to me, and it didn’t rile up my altruistic side – all I got out of it was a good laugh and a couple of wasted hours waiting for it to become engaging and well-written.

It is no wonder that Stephen King uses 2 examples to disprove the adage “there are no bad writers” one is the book Flowers in the Attic and anything written by Rand. I read this when I was about 17 and thought it was a load of shit even then.

You accuse me of social treason, and yet you beg me to betray myself. To win Keating a prestigious commission offered by Gail Wynand, the owner and editor-in-chief of the BannerDominique agrees to sleep with Wynand.

I read the Fountainhead, the famous book by Ayn Rand that almost everyone else in the country read long ago, before me, and “LOVE love love love love loved” it, well after I should have. Though this book was never completed, a portion of the material was used for an article in the January issue of Reader’s Digest. Roger Enright Moroni Olsen In contrast to the individualistic Roark, Peter Keating is a conformist who bases his choices on what others want.

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Maybe it’s because everyone says the exact same thing and has the exact same opinions about the book, which, ironically enough, seems to contradict what Ms. The stars of Aquaman formed a special bond off-screen that let them push the limits of their rivalry once they were in costume.

The Fountainhead () – IMDb

Objectivism has been an influence on various other movements such as Libertarianism, and Rand’s vocal support for Laissez-faire Capitalism and the free market has earned her a distinct spot among American philosophers, and philosophers in general. Independence and Egoism in The Fountainhead “. But I couldn’t, and wouldn’t, live for you. Rand sold her first screenplay mabantialbut nobody would buy her first novel We the Living manzntial melodrama set in Russia.

Gail Wynand Kent Smith Some praised the novel as a powerful paean to individualism, while others thought it overlong and lacking sympathetic characters.