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The nihilistic perspective of John Kennedy Toole

Author: Ronald W Bell
Publisher: 2000.
Dissertation: M.A. California State University, Dominguez Hills 2000
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides evidence to support the author's hypothesis that John Kennedy Toole was far more nihilistic in his works and his outlook of life than humorous as commonly perceived.
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Genre/Form: Academic theses
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Kennedy Toole; John Kennedy Toole
Material Type: Biography, Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald W Bell
OCLC Number: 47904996
Description: 106 leaves ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Ronald W. Bell.
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Provides evidence to support the author's hypothesis that John Kennedy Toole was far more nihilistic in his works and his outlook of life than humorous as commonly perceived.

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A different approach to toole

by Oceanprof (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Very Good Permalink

As author of this academic thesis I extensively researched the sources that were available at the time (two decades ago) and the finished work was judged "superior" by the Cal State Dominguez Hills faculty . I informed mr. Leighton that his disparaging remarks extended beyond freedon of expression,...
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by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2020-08-20) Poor Permalink

I have a negative opinion of this paper. Leave it at that. Dr. Bell threatened me with a civil lawsuit over my evaluation of his scholarship. Make of that what you will.

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