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About Thomas Bertonneau

Thomas F. Bertonneau teaches Literature at the State University of New York, Oswego.

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged: From Romantic Fallacy to Holocaustic Imagination

By |2019-03-21T10:45:39-05:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Ayn Rand, Books, Christendom|Tags: , |

“The only authentic epochê is . . . victory over desire, victory over Promethean pride.”—René Girard[1] “When the SS torturer becomes the villain of the war film, he is turned into a sacrificial figure, a scapegoat, [he becomes the] structural equivalent of the Jud Süss in Nazi cinema.”—Eric Gans[2] No account of Ayn Rand’s [...]