Lauren Harrah 6th period 2016 Ayn Rand Life and Work
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(Born in St. Petersburg, Russia
, Birthday: February 2, 1905
, Died: March 6, 1982 at her home in New York City
, She was born Jewish
, She fled Russia because she was afraid of the Bolshevik
, She was inspired to become a writer because of Hugo Victor's novels
, When Ayn and her family returned from Crimea, where they fled to during the Revolution, she entered into the University of Petrograd to study philosophy and history, graduating in 1924.
, She entered the State Institute for Cinema Arts in 1924 to study screenwriting.
and Ayn wrote all of her most know work in the English language, but she spoke fluent Russian, Yiddish, and French. She also conducted research on German literature.
), Books she wrote
("We the Living" 1936 & 1959
, "Anthem" 1938 & 1946
, "The Fountainhead" 1943
, "The Objectivist Newsletter" 1962-65
, "The Virtue of Selfishness" 1964
and "The Romantic Manifesto" 1969 & 1971
), Definition of Objectivism
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