Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Anthem
Ayn Rand

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The author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged recounts the tale of a dystopia in which all traces of individualism have been eliminated from every aspect of life. In this brief, captivating novel, Ayn Rand anticipates the themes explored in her later masterpieces.

This novel was published in 1938, revised in 1946.

Paperback, 96pp
Dover Publications, 2014 (1938, 1946)
ISBN 9780486492773

Biography

AYN RAND (1905-1982), born Alisa Rosenbaum in St. Petersburg, Russia, emigrated to America with her family in January 1926, never to return to her native land. Her novel The Fountainhead was published in 1943 and eventually became a bestseller.

Still occasionally working as a screenwriter, Rand moved to New York City in 1951 and published Atlas Shrugged in 1957. Her novels espoused what came to be called Objectivism, a philosophy that champions capitalism and the pre-eminence of the individual.