kamins at ModernLib.com
Sat Mar 3 16:47:38 EST 2007
On Mar 3, 2007, at 9:32 PM, JOSEPH HILL wrote:
> > regardless of what one thinks of her philosophy,
> >Rand's masterpiece stands with Ulysses as one of the great "Modern:"
> >classics of the 20th Century.
Well, I don't know about THAT. I certainly enjoyed the book, and - in
sharp contrast to Ulysses - understood it. As a writer, Rand was
pretty over the top. Everybody was forever making long-winded
speeches; I always had images of these people standing on podiums-in-
the-round with the wind blowing their scarves as they held forth.
As it turns out -- and I know this will shock many folks here -- I
happen to agree with her economic philosophy (but not her social
views). But those are topics for other mailing lists.
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