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Author Burns, Jennifer, 1975-

Title Goddess of the market : Ayn Rand and the American Right / Jennifer Burns.

Imprint Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Welsh  813.52 R152Bbu 2009    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 369 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-360) and index.
Contents Part I. The education of Ayn Rand, 1905-1943 -- From Russia to Roosevelt -- Individualists of the world, unite! -- A new credo of freedom -- Part II. From novelist to philosopher, 1944-1957 -- The real root of evil -- A round universe -- Part III. Who is John Galt? 1957-1968 -- Big sister is watching you -- Radicals for capitalism -- Love is exception making -- Part IV. Legacies -- It usually begins with Ayn Rand -- Epilogue: Ayn Rand in American memory.
Summary Drawing on unprecedented access to Rand's private papers and the original, unedited versions of Rand's journals, Jennifer Burns offers a groundbreaking reassessment of this key cultural figure, examining her life, her ideas, and her impact on conservative political thought.
Subject Rand, Ayn.
Rand, Ayn -- Political and social views.
Rand, Ayn -- Criticism and interpretation.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Women novelists, American -- Biography.
Philosophers -- United States -- Biography.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Right and left (Political science) -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Rand, Ayn. (OCoLC)fst00018052
Novelists, American. (OCoLC)fst01039688
Philosophers. (OCoLC)fst01060746
Political and social views. (OCoLC)fst01353986
Political culture. (OCoLC)fst01069263
Politics and government (OCoLC)fst01919741
Right and left (Political science) (OCoLC)fst01097849
Women novelists, American. (OCoLC)fst01178201
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780195324877 (acid-free paper)
0195324870 (acid-free paper)

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