Although he is not identified by name until the last third of the novel, he is the object of its often-repeated question “Who is John Galt? The novel unfolds in a progressive retrospective, with Galt, the son of an Ohio garage mechanic, leaving home at age twelve and beginning college at the fictional Patrick Henry University at age sixteen. During the main storyline of the book, Galt has secretly organized a strike by the world’s creative leaders, including inventors, artists and businessmen, in an effort to “stop the motor of the world” and bring la révolte d atlas pdf the collapse of the bureaucratic society.
While in the valley, Dagny develops a romantic relationship with Galt, although she refuses to join the strike. Literature professor Shoshana Milgram traces the origins of the character to adventure stories that Rand read as a child, including the French novels La Vallée Mystérieuse and Le Petit Roi d’Ys. Rand also owned a copy of a 1940 novel with characters named Jed and John Peter Galt. At least two real people of Rand’s acquaintance have been suggested as partial inspirations for Galt. Rand denied any connection to her friend John Gall, a conservative attorney, but did claim some inspiration came from her husband, Frank O’Connor. Author Justin Raimondo has found parallels between Atlas Shrugged and The Driver, a 1922 novel by Garet Garrett.
Garrett’s novel has a main character named Henry M. Rand is not the only famous author to invent a character with this name. The Galt character has been compared to various iconic figures from literature and history. In the novel itself, he is compared with Prometheus from the Greek myths. Mimi Reisel Gladstein describes Galt as “more icon than character”. The book’s opening line, “Who is John Galt?
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