skip to content
Gravity and grace in the novel A confederacy of dunces Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gravity and grace in the novel A confederacy of dunces

Author: Robert Coles
Publisher: Lafayette, La. : University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1983.
Series: The Flora Levy lecture in the humanities, 1981
Edition/Format:   Book : English
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

based on 2 rating(s) 2 with reviews

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: John Kennedy Toole; John Kennedy Toole
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Coles
OCLC Number: 9453471
Notes: Includes A mother's remembrance: I walk in the world for my son by Mrs. Thelma Toole.
"Cover design: reproduction of Robert Coles in search for grace among the dunces, oil portrait by George Rodrigue."
"The first one hundred copies of this edition have been numbered and signed by Mrs. Thelma Toole." Library copy signed but not numbered.
Description: ix, 15 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: The Flora Levy lecture in the humanities, 1981
Responsibility: Robert Coles.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (2)

From JK Toole perspective, good study, earliest on humanism

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2012-06-01) Very Good Permalink

  Before 2012, I had described this slim brochure as a quaint record of a lecture by Robert Coles with some other comments and a reminiscence by Thelma Toole. Early in my research, I had thought that Coles had offered a unique, but not very central observation about Confederacy.

...
Read more...  Read more...
  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   

From JK Toole perspective, good study, but not essential

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2010-08-09) Good Permalink

  This slim brochure is the quaint record of a lecture by Robert Coles with some other comments and a reminiscence by Thelma Toole. Coles was an early supporter of Confederacy as a serious text. He interprets Ignatius as the Roman Catholic Church itself, weighed down by its corruptions. Myrna...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.