A Confederacy of Dunces

Further reading

Scholarly studies
  • Clark, William Bedford (1987), "All Toole's children: A reading of ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Essays in Literature 14: 269–80 .
  • Dunne, Sara L (2005), "Moviegoing in the Modern Novel: Holden, Binx, Ignatius", Studies in Popular Culture 28 (1): 37–47 .
  • Kline, Michael (1999), "Narrating the Grotesque: The Rhetoric of Humor in John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces", Southern Quarterly 37 (3–4): 283–91 .
  • Leighton, H Vernon (2007–2012), John Kennedy Toole Research, Winona , three scholarly articles (including one free full text) and other materials.
  • Lowe, John (2008), "The Carnival Voices of ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Louisiana Culture from the Colonial Era to Katrina, Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State UP, pp. 159–90 .
  • MacLauchlin, Cory (2012), Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ (biography), Da Capo Press, ISBN 978-0-306-82040-3  (literary analysis, chapter 15).
  • Marsh, Leslie (2013), Critical Notice of Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces’ (review), Journal of Mind and Behavior, ISSN 0271-0137 
  • McNeil, David (1984), "A Confederacy of Dunces as Reverse Satire: The American Subgenre", Mississippi Quarterly 38: 33–47 .
  • Palumbo, Carmine D (1995), "John Kennedy Toole and His Confederacy of Dunces", Louisiana Folklore Miscellany 10: 59–77 .
  • Patteson, Richard F; Sauret, Thomas (1983), "The Consolation of Illusion: John Kennedy Toole's ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Texas Review 4 (1–2): 77–87 .
  • Pugh, Tison (2006), "'It's Prolly Fulla Dirty Stories': Masturbatory Allegory and Queer Medievalism in John Kennedy Toole's ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Studies in Medievalism 15: 77–100 .
  • Rudnicki, Robert (2009), "Euphues and the Anatomy of Influence: John Lyly, Harold Bloom, James Olney, and the Construction of John Kennedy Toole's Ignatius", Mississippi Quarterly 62 (1–2): 281–302 .
  • Simmons, Jonathan (1989), "Ignatius Reilly and the Concept of the Grotesque in John Kennedy Toole's ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Mississippi Quarterly 43 (1): 33–43 .
  • Simon, Richard K (1994), "John Kennedy Toole and Walker Percy: Fiction and Repetition in ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’", Texas Studies in Literature & Language 36 (1): 99–116, JSTOR 40755032 .
  • Zaenker, Karl A (1987), "Hrotsvit and the Moderns: Her Impact on John Kennedy Toole and Peter Hacks", in Wilson, Katharina M, Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Rara Avis in Saxonia?, Ann Arbor, MI: Marc, pp. 275–85 .

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