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The Resource A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy ; and a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu

A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy ; and a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu

Label
A confederacy of dunces
Title
A confederacy of dunces
Statement of responsibility
John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy ; and a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1981.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
059470
Cataloging source
TEF
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1937-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toole, John Kennedy
Dewey number
813.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1916-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Percy, Walker
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy ; and a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1980
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
20th anniversary ed.
Extent
xiii, 338 p.
Isbn
9780807126066
Isbn Type
(anniversary ed.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780807126066
  • (OCoLC)43918281
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy ; and a new introduction by Andrei Codrescu
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1980
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
20th anniversary ed.
Extent
xiii, 338 p.
Isbn
9780807126066
Isbn Type
(anniversary ed.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780807126066
  • (OCoLC)43918281

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