The Romantic Manifesto

Front Cover
Penguin, Oct 1, 1971 - Philosophy - 200 pages
19 Reviews
In this beautifully written and brilliantly reasoned book, Ayn Rand throws a new light on the nature of art and its purpose in human life. Once again Miss Rand eloquently demonstrates her refusal to let popular catchwords and conventional ideas stand between her and the truth as she has discovered it. The Romantic Manifesto takes its place beside The Fountainhead as one of the most important achievements of our time.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: The Romantic Manifesto

User Review  - Maurice Cordero - Goodreads

While I reserve a pinch of skepticism on Rand's classification of what's good art and what is not, this collection of essays forms part of my formative phase in understanding art in general and the ... Read full review

Review: The Romantic Manifesto

User Review  - Urszula - Goodreads

An honest opinion on what art and in particular writing novels should be. Definitely Ann was not a fun of the "modern style". One thing that bothered me was her statement that she wrote Atlas Shrugged just to write about Francisco, Hank, and John... how about Dagny (she was a great person too)?. Read full review

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information