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A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole

Label
A confederacy of dunces
Title
A confederacy of dunces
Statement of responsibility
John Kennedy Toole
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.
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059470
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-1969
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Toole, John Kennedy
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6045.R35
LC item number
B4 1995
Literary form
fiction
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1916-1990
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Percy, Walker
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True
Series statement
The world's best reading
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  • Alienation in men
  • Mothers and sons
  • Social reformers
  • Self-fulfillment in men
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
19182524
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
462 p.
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94066158
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole
Publication
Control code
19182524
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
462 p.
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94066158
Other physical details
ill.

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