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Profiles of Female Genius

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Summary

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  • Full Title: Profiles of Female Genius: Thirteen Creative Women Who Changed the World
  • Author(s): Gene N. Landrum
  • Year Published: 1994
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publication Type: Commercial
  • ISBN-10: 0-87975-892-9 (hardcover)
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  • Description: The goal of Landrum's book is "to analyze ... why these thirteen creative geniuses were able to accomplish what others could not." Ayn Rand is one of the thirteen women evaluated.

Contents

Chapters significantly related to Ayn Rand or Objectivism are indicated in bold.

  1. Self-Esteem, Self-Image, and Self-Confidence
  2. Birth Order, Childhood Transience, Role Models, and Mentors
  3. Education, Intelligence, and Knowledge
  4. Creative Renegades Go Where Others Fear to Tread!
  5. Professional versus Personal Dichotomy
  6. Crisis, Mania, and Creativity
  7. Personality Traits and Temperaments

Profiles of Creative Genius

  1. Mary Kay Ash -- A Confident Charismatic
  2. Maria Callas -- Perpetual Perfectionist
  3. Liz Claiborne -- Persevering Pioneer
  4. Jane Fonda -- Renegade Innovator
  5. Estée Lauder -- Impatient Overachiever
  6. Madonna -- Psychosexually Drive
  7. Golda Meir -- Intransigent Confidence
  8. Ayn Rand -- Macro-oriented Intuitor
  9. Gloria Steinem -- Rebellious Social Conscience
  10. Margaret Thatcher -- Indomitably Competitive
  11. Lillian Vernon -- Internally Empowered Entrepreneur
  12. Linda Wachner -- "Type A" Workaholic
  13. Oprah Winfrey -- Persuasive Charismatic
  14. Promethean Women

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