Essays on Ayn Rand's We the living / edited by Robert Mayhew

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Subjects: We the living
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Literature and the revolution
Rand, Ayn We the living
Rand, Ayn. We the living
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Preface to the Second Edition ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Bibliographical Note xv
I.. The History of We the Living xvii
1.. From Airtight to We the Living: The Drafts of Ayn Rand's First Novel / Shoshana Milgram 1
2.. Parallel Lives: Models and Inspirations for Characters in We the Living / Scott McConnell 45
3.. We the Living and the Rosenbaum Family Letters 65
4.. The Education of Kira Argounova and Leo Kovalensky / Shoshana Milgram 85
5.. Russian Revolutionary Ideology and We the Living / John Ridpath 113
6.. The Music of We the Living / Michael S. Berliner 143
7.. Publishing We the Living / Richard E. Ralston 159
8.. Reviews of We the Living / Michael S. Berliner 171
9.. Adapting We the Living / Jeff Britting 181
10.. We the Living: '36 & '59 / Robert Mayhew 209
II.. We the Living as Literature and as Philosophy 243
11.. We the Living and Victor Hugo: Ayn Rand's First Novel and the Novelist She Ranked First / Shoshana Milgram 245
12.. Red Pawn: Ayn Rand's Other Story of Soviet Russia / Jena Trammell 279
13.. The Integration of Plot and Theme in We the Living / Andrew Bernstein 299
14.. The Sacred in We the Living / Robert Mayhew 305
15.. The Plight of Leo Kovalensky / Onkar Ghate 315
16.. Kira's Family 333
17.. Kira Argounova Laughed: Humor and Joy in We the Living / Robert Mayhew 351
18.. Forbidding Life to Those Still Living / Tara Smith 363
19.. The Death Premise in We the Living and Atlas Shrugged / Onkar Ghate 381
Epilogue: Introduction to We the Living / Leonard Peikoff 403
Select Bibliography 407
Index 409
About the Contributors 417
Additional Authors: Mayhew, Robert
Notes: LCCN: 2011049221
ISBN: 9780739149690 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0739149695 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780739149706 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0739149709 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780739149713 (electronic book)
ISBN: 0739149717 (electronic book)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-408) and index
Physical Description: xv, 420 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 769323240
ISBN/ISSN: 9780739149690
0739149695
9780739149706
0739149709
9780739149713
0739149717

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