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Toole, John Kennedy 1937-1969

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Works: 73 works in 383 publications in 13 languages and 9,700 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PS3570.O54, 813.54
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A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
192 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,201 libraries worldwide
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
The neon bible by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
34 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
The first novel by the Pulizer Prize-winning author of A Confederacy Of Dunces. David is a young boy growing up in a small Southern town in the 1940s. From his porch, David can see the whole valley, including the neon Bible that lights up the sky, emblem of the God-fearing folk who snub his family because Poppa can't afford the church dues
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
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
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Reilly pushing her reluctant son Ignatius, age 30, into the working world of New Orleans is a decision with unforeseeably hilarious results
Een samenzwering van idioten by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Een zwaarlijvige en excentrieke jonge intellectueel in New Orleans wordt door zijn moeder gedwongen om een baantje te zoeken, wat leidt tot tragikomische verwikkelingen
La bible de néon by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Ce roman d'une enfance déshéritée dans le sud des Etats-Unis au cours des années 1940, a été écrit à seize ans par un auteur découvert trop tardivement (prix Pulitzer, en 1981): il s'était suicidé en 1969
Ignaz oder die Verschwörung der Idioten : Roman by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in German and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Die Verschwörung der Idioten by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Spolčení hlupců by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in Czech and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Dumskallarnas sammansvärjning by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Una Conxorxa d'enzes by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in Catalan and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Una banda di idioti by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
La Bibbia al neon by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Italian and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Pabodŭl ŭi kyŏlt'ak : Jon K'enedi T'ul changp'yŏn sosŏl by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Korean and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Considered by most to be completely unhinged, Ignatius tours the fleshpots of New Orleans in order to preach his moral message. But when his momma insists that he gets a job, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission - and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with
De neonbijbel by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in Dutch and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Een schuchtere jongen komt in verzet tegen zijn fundamentalistisch christelijke milieu in Mississippi
Sprzysiężenie osłów by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
De Neon-bijbel by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Een door problemen geplaagde jongen in een dorpje in het zuiden van de VS in de jaren veertig neemt op dramatische wijze wraak op de harteloze houding van de fundamentalistisch christelijke dorpsgemeenschap
Ben dan lian meng by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
La conxorxa dels ximples by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Catalan and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Sprzysiężenie głupców by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kennedy Toole, John
Kennedy Toole, John, 1937-1969
Toole, John Kennedy
جون كنيدي تول، 1937-1969
Languages
English (171)
Spanish (60)
French (36)
German (20)
Catalan (11)
Swedish (9)
Italian (9)
Dutch (7)
Czech (6)
Polish (5)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Korean (1)
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