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Discussion of Confederacy Staging

A sensible discussion by Jeffrey Hatcher. Click image for MP3 discussion (H/T Robert Bugg)

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Staged Confederacy of Dunces Reviews

I’m typically very sceptical about a great piece of art being adapted for another modality and though the reviewers don’t fully grasp CoD, I think this shows. 83 more words

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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This was an entertaining book, not the kind I’m used to read, certainly, but it was a nice break from structured characters and narrations that have no surprises. 198 more words


LSU Press marks the anniversary with a new edition of A Confederacy of Dunces

Here’s a small snippet from Louisiana Public Broadcasting hosted by my ever enthusiastic chum James Fox Smith commemorating the thirty-fifth anniversary of the publication of CoD along with a lovely new CoD related book by Cynthia Cynthia LeJeune Nobles.

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95. A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole

I read this one earlier in the year and was moved, first of all, by the introduction to my version of the text written by Walker Percy. 827 more words

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

NOMA (H/T to Cory MacLauchlin)

While in Louisiana, Youd will be performing live in NOMA’s galleries and in locations throughout the state, retyping a series of novels set in Louisiana that will include everything from Walker Percy’s…

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Currently Reading: A Confederacy Of Dunces

I’m about 200 pages into this book and those pages were a struggle. I’ve wanted to quit a few times, but once I start a book, I have this weird rule that I must finish it. 185 more words