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fountainhead

a spring that is the source of a stream
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That cause and its antithesis can be seen in The Fountainhead.
Rand considered her first major novel The Fountainhead, published in 1942, the preeminent case for individualism.
Pratt builds his case chronologically, placing Pound's founding of Imagism in 1912 at the fountainhead of Modernist thought.
Yet that hasn't stopped Penguin from publishing her two most famous novels, Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, in its prestigious Classic series.
He also held that iniquitous laws are not right, since even unjust law-givers themselves call a right (ius) only what derives from the fountainhead of justice (iustitia) and brand as false the opinion that a right (ius) is whatever is of advantage (utile) to the one in power.
Yet in the period following the publication of her two massive novels, The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957), the woman we know better as Ayn Rand held sway over millions of ardent followers.
Building support: Fans of good architecture and '40s films gathered for the screening of The Fountainhead at Burns Court Cinema to benefit the Sarasota Architectural Foundation.
Place the pump into the base of the reservoir and adjust the fountain stem so that the fountainhead protrudes beyond the top of the reservoir.
1611-12) was the fountainhead of a steady stream of knock-offs, published by Visscher and others, and chapters 1 and 2 diligently lay out the issues of attribution, precedence, and filiation besetting our understanding of the genesis of the unassuming landscape print.
Rand's social and economic ideas have a large following, and many listeners will welcome this summary of the ideas developed more completely in her larger novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.
Another objective was to bring to bear the symbolic power of the President of the United States as the fountainhead of freedom and democracy.