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Ayn Rand's Romantic Manifesto is a tour de force that explains clearly and convincingly the nature of art, its purpose, and why Romanticism is the highest, most noble form of art. "Art is a selective re-creation of reality based on the artist's metaphysical value judgments" says Miss Rand, and then proceeds to prove it/5(13). Along with, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, The Romantic Manifesto remains one of Ayn Rands most famous books and a prominent century literary achievement. In each essay, Rand discusses on the nature of art from a different perspective and reflects upon the importance of art for human life in general. The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature; Revised Edition (Signet Shakespeare) by Rand, Ayn(October 1, ) Mass Market Paperback. — Ayn Rand, “Introduction,” The Romantic Manifesto In this collection, Ayn Rand explains the indispensable function of art in man’s life (chapter 1), the source of man’s deeply personal, emotional response to art (chapter 2), and how an artist’s fundamental, often unstated view of man and of the world shapes his creations (chapter 3).
The romantic manifesto: a philosophy of literature Item Preview remove-circle The romantic manifesto: a philosophy of literature by Rand, Ayn. Publication date Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by MerciG on June 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: These are articles from Miss Rand's publication, The Objectivist (cf. earlier political essays from the same provenance - Capitalism: also The Virtue of Selfishness) and once again there are the same deep contralto pronunciamentos. "One does not have to agree with an artist (nor even to enjoy him) in order to evaluate his work. In essence, an objective evaluation requires that one . Buy The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature Unabridged by Rand, Ayn, Dunne, Bernadette (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The Romantic Manifesto. In this beautifully written and brilliantly reasoned book, Ayn Rand throws a new light on the nature of art and its purpose in human life. Once again Miss Rand eloquently demonstrates her refusal to let popular catchwords and conventional ideas stand between her and the truth as she has discovered it.4/5(5).
In The Romantic Manifesto, Ayn Rand sheds light on the role of art in our lives—its specific nature and inescapable power. Sifting through the conventional sentiments that art is closed to reason, judgement, and standards, Rand explores the vital, human role it plays in our lives to excite, edify, and even instruct. The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature (Mass Market Paperback) Published by Signet 2nd Revised Edition, Mass Market Paperback, pages. The Romantic Manifesto In her ethics Ayn Rand extolled the virtue of selfishness —and in her theory of art she was no less radical. Piercing the fog of mysticism and sentimentality that engulfs art, the essays in The Romantic Manifesto explain why, since time immemorial, man has created and consumed works of art. THE ROMANTIC MANIFESTO User Review - Kirkus These are articles from Miss Rand's publication, The Objectivist (cf. earlier political essays from the same provenance - Capitalism: also The Virtue of /5(2).