High ideals and love on the rocks (quite literally, as our hero works in a quarry) are the order of the day in a film shamelessly “towering to new dramatic heights” in Vidor’s melodramatic adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel about principled artist Howard Roark, who refuses to compromise his integrity designing antiquated architecture, preferring instead to break his back in obscurity than conform to the norm.
The American Conservative - Gracy Olmstead
Others whose work I haven’t yet read in depth, but who are at the top of my list:
Simone de Beauvoir
Let me know if there are other women authors who have been significant to you…
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman (Wasilla, AK)
“I believe in the philosophy of Objectivism and Ayn Rand and free enterprise capitalism and I operate from a premise that reason is the only absolute,” Salmon said. “I operate from that premise of reality. I’m not interested in wishes and dreams…