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The Thursday Three #27

I’m still reading A Confederacy of Dunces, which is getting more and more funny. It also has some good quotes sprinkled throughout:

1. Books are immortal sons defying their sires. 69 more words


John Kennedy Toole-Alıklar Birliği

Modernite ve onun dayattığı değerleri irdelemek adına çokça kitap yazılmış olabilir ancak konuya ilişkin absürd komedinin iyi örneklerine denk gelmek her zaman mümkün olmuyor. Kitap, kapağında da belirtildiği gibi bir başyapıt. 278 more words


The Thursday Three #26

  1. I finished The Little Friend (Donna Tartt), and I have very mixed emotions about it. The main question in the book was never answered, at least not in any way that I could figure out.
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What makes something "Kafkaesque"?

You can always tell employees of the government by the total vacancy which occupies the space where most other people have faces

— John Kennedy Toole, …

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Philosophical Literature

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testimony is a piece i created during the 2015-2016 school year, performed in fsu’s spring concert, days of dance. it is inspired by john kennedy toole… 183 more words


Poem A Week #12: Washing Cars with John Kennedy Toole

PAW #12 is about John Kennedy Toole, the ill-fated would-be novelist whose book A Confederacy of Dunces was repeatedly rejected by publishers throughout his life, which Toole prematurely ended when he gassed himself in his car in Mississippi, aged 31. 28 more words

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces

I just finished reading A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole for the second time. The first time was 30 years ago and I think I appreciated it more this time around because I now realize just how visionary Toole was. 147 more words