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Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged

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  • Full Title: Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
  • Author(s): Edited by Robert Mayhew
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10:
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7391-2780-3 (hardcover); 978-0-7391-2779-7 (paperback)
  • Description: This is a collection of essays discussing Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged.


Since this is a collection with multiple authors, the authors of each essay are indicated in parentheses after the essay title.

  1. The Part and Headings of Atlas Shrugged (Onkar Ghate)
  2. Who Was John Galt? The Creation of Ayn Rand's Ultimate Ideal Man (Shoshana Milgram)
  3. The Spirit of Francisco d'Anconia: The Development of His Characterization (Shoshana Milgram)
  4. A Note on Francisco's Ancestry (Tore Boeckmann)
  5. Working for Ayn Rand: Selections from Facets of Ayn Rand (Mary Ann Sures)
  6. Publishing Atlas Shrugged (Richard Ralston)
  7. The Atlas Shrugged Reviews (Michael S. Berliner)
  8. Reply to Whittaker Chambers (Leonard Peikoff)
  9. Atlas Shrugged and the Metaphysics of Values (Tore Boeckmann)
  10. Atlas Shrugged as the Culmination of the Romantic Novel (Andrew Bernstein)
  11. A Tale of Two Novels (Harry Binswanger)
  12. Adapting Atlas Shrugged to Film (Jeff Britting)
  13. Atlas Shrugged on the Role of the Mind in Man's Existence (Gregory Salmieri)
  14. Ayn Rand's Ethics: From The Fountainhead to Atlas Shrugged (Darryl Wright)
  15. No Tributes to Caesar: Good or Evil in Atlas Shrugged (Tara Smith)
  16. The Businessmen's Crucial Role: Material Men of the Mind (Debi Ghate)
  17. The Traits of Business Heroes in Atlas Shrugged (Edwin A. Locke)
  18. "Humanity's Darkest Evil": The Lethal Destructiveness of Non-Objective Law (Tara Smith)
  19. The Role of Galt's Speech in Atlas Shrugged (Onkar Ghate)
  20. Galt's Speech in Five Sentences (and Forty Questions) (Allan Gotthelf)
  21. Discovering Atlantis: Atlas Shrugged's Demonstration of a New Moral Philosophy (Gregory Salmieri)
  22. A Note on Dagny's "Final Choice" (Allan Gotthelf)

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