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Author Weiner, Adam, author.

Title How bad writing destroyed the world : Ayn Rand and the literary origins of the financial crisis / Adam Weiner.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    891.73309 WEI    Available
Description 250 pages ; 20 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-244) and index.
Contents Introduction: on the dubious virtue of selfishness -- Radicalizing Dostoevsky -- "The most atrocious work of Russian literature" -- Dostoevsky reborn -- Rigor "mortus" or waiting for Rakhmetov -- Fire in the minds of men -- Rakhmetov lives! -- The vengeance of the muse -- In the graveyard of bad ideas.
Subject Russian fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Russian literature -- Influence.
Russian literature -- Economic aspects.
Russian literature -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Rationalism in literature.
Egoism in literature.
Chernyshevsky, Nikolay Gavrilovich, 1828-1889. Chto delatʹ?
Chernyshevsky, Nikolay Gavrilovich, 1828-1889 -- Influence.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 -- Influence.
Rand, Ayn -- Influence.
Economics and literature -- United States.
ISBN 9781501313110 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1501313118 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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