The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part III Chapters 6-9

Part III Chapters 6-9Summary Chapter 6 Toohey attends a meeting of the Council of American Writers, a group of inferior writers that he started and which have, over time, become highly regarded. However, the self-satisfied writers dont realize the depth of their inferiority. Surprisingly, Toohey finally begins to support modern architecture and approves minimalist principles. …

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part III Chapters 6-9 Read More »

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part III Chapters 1-5

Summary Chapter 1 The powerful newspaper publisher Wynand sits in his luxury New York Apartment contemplating suicide but decides against it. He desires to venture into real estate by building a housing development called Stoneridge and seeks an architect. Toohey, the architectural columnist for Wynands Banner, of course recommends Keating. Wynand, who doesnt think much …

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part III Chapters 1-5 Read More »

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part II Chapters 11-15

Part II Chapters 11-15Summary Chapter 11 Toohey continues to preach the disintegration of the ego to Peter Keating who feels ashamed of the Cosmo-Slotnick building: “you missed the beautiful pride of utter selflessness?(322). Roark offers a commission to Stephen Mallory, the sculptor who shot Toohey, for a statue of the human spirit for the Stoddard …

The Fountainhead: Novel Summary: Part II Chapters 11-15 Read More »