eBook Mean Girl

Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed

"Astute."-New York Times

Ayn Rand's complicated notoriety as popular writer, leader of a political and philosophical cult, reviled intellectual, and ostentatious public figure endured beyond her death in 1982. In the twenty-first century, she has been resurrected as a serious reference point for mainstream figures, especially those on the political right from Paul Ryan to Donald Trump. Mean Girl follows Rand's trail through the twentieth century from the Russian Revolution to the Cold War and traces her posthumous appeal and the influence of her novels via her cruel, surly, sexy heroes. Outlining the impact of Rand's philosophy of selfishness, Mean Girl illuminates the Randian shape of our neoliberal, contemporary culture of greed and the dilemmas we face in our political present.

Artikelnummer: 978-0-520-96779-3
Fr. 29.40
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Autor Duggan, Lisa
Verlag Kensington Books
Einband Adobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr 2019
Seitenangabe 136 S.
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 937 KB
Artikelart Download
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Reihe American Studies Now: Critical Histories of the Present; University of California Press
Plattform EPUB
Reihenbandnummer 8