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Toole, John Kennedy 1937-1969

Overview
Works: 62 works in 548 publications in 26 languages and 10,191 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Novels  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Bildungsromans  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PS3570.O54, 813.54
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A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

334 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 26 languages and held by 6,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular, Pultizer Prize-winning novel by a master of comedy, beloved by readers and critics alike. The place is the French Quarter, the characters, denizens of New Orleans's lower depths
The neon bible by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

59 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member 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
La conjuration des imbéciles by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignatius J. Reilly est un personnage très gros et très gras. C'est un clown intellectuel car c'est avant tout un perturbateur, un révolutionnaire dans l'âme, schizophrène drolatique... Il porte une ignoble casquette verte sans cesse plantée sur le crâne. Celui-ci, habitant encore chez sa mère à 30 ans ne cesse de remplir ses cahiers ? Big Chief' de son projet littéraire visant à démontrer la dégénérescence de la société et prônant un retour à des moeurs plus saines
La bible de néon by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member 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
Ben dan lian meng by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tökfilkók szövetsége : [regény] by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Hungarian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neon bible by Terence Davies( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David leeft in de jaren dertig en veertig. Hij heeft geen vrienden en zijn moeder wordt geslagen door zijn strenge vader. David is gefascineerd door zijn tante Mae die vroeger in een nachtclub zong
A confederacy of dunces : excerpts from a novel by John Kennedy Toole( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La conjura de los necios by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignatius J. Really es, probablemente, uno de los mejores personajes jamás creados y al que muchos no dudan en comparar con el Quijote. Más aún, es el antiprotagonista perfecto para una novela repleta de excelentes personajes, situados en la portuaria ciudad de Nueva Orleans, magistral Ignatius. Él es un incomprendido, una persona de treinta y pocos años que vive en la casa de su madre y que lucha por lograr un mundo mejor desde el interior de su habitación. Pero cruelmente se verá arrastrado a vagar por las calles de Nueva Orleans en busca de trabajo, obligado a adentrarse en la sociedad, con la que mantiene una relación de repulsión mutua, para poder sufragar los gastos causados por su madre en un accidente de coche mientras conducía ebria
Los premios Pulitzer de novela( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Biblia de Neó by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Catalan and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Neonbibel Roman by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zarota cepcev : (odlomek iz romana) by John Kennedy Toole( )

1 edition published in 2006 in Slovenian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Biblia de neó by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Catalan and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La conjuration des imbéciles by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neonbibeln by John Kennedy Toole( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Neónová bible ; Z angl. orig. přel. Jiří. mladší Bičiště, Eva Slámová by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Czech and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A confederacy of dunces
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Ioannes Kennedy Toole

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Toole, J. K. 1937-1969

Toole, Jhon Kennedy 1937-1969

Toole John Kennedy

Джон Кенеди Тул

Кеннеди Тул Д. 1937-1969

Тул, Джон Кеннеди

جان کندی تول نویسنده آمریکایی

جون كنيدي تول، 1937-1969

툴, 존 케네디 1937-1969

툴러, J. K. 1937-1969

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