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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
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
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.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1981
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
059470
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toole, John Kennedy
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 800
  • 800L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 5.5
  • 5.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1916-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Percy, Walker
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Evergreen book
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reilly, Ignatius J. (Fictitious character)
  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • Young men
  • Humorous stories
  • Humorous stories
  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Evergreen edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780802130204
Lccn
87000408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm15366981
  • (OCoLC)15366981
  • 363073
  • 545004
  • 545004
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Evergreen edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780802130204
Lccn
87000408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm15366981
  • (OCoLC)15366981
  • 363073
  • 545004
  • 545004

Library Locations

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