Study Guide

Atlas Shrugged Allusions

By Ayn Rand

Allusions

This book has a surprisingly small number of shout-outs, especially given how long, philosophical, and intellectual it is. But the book is set in an alternate universe, so the number of "real world" references is limited. The arts and history mentioned in the book are largely fictional. Which is kind of cool, really.

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References