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The Resource A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy

A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy

Label
A confederacy of dunces
Title
A confederacy of dunces
Statement of responsibility
John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet Ignatius J. Reilly, a 30-year-old medievalist who lives at home with his mother in New Orleans, and pens his magnum opus on Big Chief writing pads he keeps hidden under his bed. Considered by many a comic masterpiece that memorably evokes the city of New Orleans and whose robust protagonist is a modern-day Falstaff, Don Quixote, or Gargantua; other are not amused by a fat, flatulent, gluttonous, loud, lying, hypocritical, self-deceiving, self-centered blowhard who masturbates to memories of a dog
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1981.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toole, John Kennedy
Dewey number
813/.5/4
Index
no index present
Intended audience
800
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • PS3570.O54
  • PZ4.T6719
LC item number
  • C66 1980
  • Co 1980
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1980
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
ix, 462 pages
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94030317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30893975
  • (Sirsi) o30893975
  • (TMQ) i0517122707
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1980
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
ix, 462 pages
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94030317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm30893975
  • (Sirsi) o30893975
  • (TMQ) i0517122707

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