Anthem by Ayn Rand from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. “I stand here on the summit of the mountain. I lift my head and I spread my arms. This, my body and spirit, this is the end of the quest. I wished to know the meaning of all things. I am the meaning. I wished to find a warrant for being. I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction. Neither am I the means to any end others may wish to accomplish. I am not a tool for their use. I am not a servant of their needs. I am not a sacrifice on their alters.” ― Ayn Rand, Anthem Ayn Rand...
A dystopian terror for teens and adults Ayn Rand's shortest work images a world where education is banned and there is one word punishable by death -- "I." The hero discovers that man's greatest duty is the pursuit of his own happiness and embodies the philosophies explored in Rand's later and longer works, Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This ebook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes
Written with all the power and conviction that made THE FOUNTAINHEAD and ATLAS SHRUGGED classics of American letters, Ayn Rand's ANTHEM is a hymn to man's independent spirit and to the highest word in the human language -- the word "Ego." ANTHEM tells the story of a man who rediscovers individualism and his own "I" It is a world of absolute collectivization, a world where sightless, joyless, selfless men exist for the sake of serving the State; where their work, their food, and their mating are prescribed to them by order of the Collective's rulers in the name of society's welfare. It is a world which lost all the achievements of science and civilization when it lost its root, the independen...
For people of African descent, music constitutes a unique domain of expression. From traditional West African drumming to South African kwaito, from spirituals to hip-hop, Black life and history has been dynamically displayed and contested through sound. Shana Redmond excavates the sonic histories of these communities through a genre emblematic of Black solidarity and citizenship: anthems. An interdisciplinary cultural history, Anthem reveals how this “sound franchise” contributed to the growth and mobilization of the modern, Black citizen. Providing new political frames and aesthetic articulations for protest organizations and activist-musicians, Redmond reveals the anthem as a crucial ...
Luke Hunter had a premonition of a friend's death, and when his family and the people of his small town try to find out more about his vision he refuses to discuss it or the ongoing premonitions he keeps on having.
The ‘Anthem Guide to Essay Writing’ is a comprehensive guide to writing successful essays in any course, with step-by-step advice and plenty of examples. One of the greatest assets of this book is its insights into how essays are evaluated, so that writers can focus their efforts productively. It demonstrates each step of the writing process – from close reading and research to generating ideas, organizing thoughts, structuring a draft essay, and revising for clarity and eloquence. If you want to improve the quality of your essays, you will find clear, helpful advice in this easy-to-use guide.
Anthem Short Revision Papers 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning
Perfect for daily practice, the ‘Anthem Short Revision Papers 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning Book 1’ features a wide variety of useful exercises. Specially designed to provide pupils with essential 11+ and 12+ verbal reasoning practice, these quick tests are an excellent means of highlighting weak spots and areas in need of further work. Featuring a multiple-choice format and concise structure, the ‘Anthem Short Revision Papers 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning Book 1’ is ideal for pupils of all abilities – whether looking to master the essentials of verbal reasoning, or consolidate existing skills. Designed to instil confidence, the ‘Anthem Short Revision Papers 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning Book 1’ is ideal for anyone taking verbal reasoning tests, and is an invaluable resource for both students and parents alike.
If you are either learning Chinese-Simplified, or learning English as a second language (ESL) as a Chinese-Simplified speaker, this book is for you. There are many editions of Anthem. This one is worth the price if you would like to enrich your ChineseSimplified-English vocabulary, whether for self-improvement or for preparation in advanced of college examinations. Each page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of uncommon words highlighted in the text. Not only will you experience a great classic, but learn the richness of the English language with Chinese-Simplified synonyms at the bottom of each page. You will not see a full translation of the English text, but rather a running bilingual thesaurus to maximize the reader's exposure to the subtleties of both languages.