Media and Miscellaneous Materials

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A collection of materials such as newspaper and magazine articles, clippings, advertisements, press releases, and book lists related to the publication and promotion of J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces.

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[?] to Fall Foliage Country
Photocopy of an article about fall foliage.
The 17-year struggle to publish a winner
An article published in the Detroit Free Press about the posthumous publication of J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. The article mentions Ignatius J. Reilly, Thelma Toole, Walker Percy, and LSU Press., larc@tulane.edu
1980 Louisiana Literary Award
An article featured in the LLA Bullet regarding the winners of the 1980 Louisiana Literary Award. Included in the article are biographies of the authors and a brief synopsis of each of their award winning books. A Confederacy of Dunces by J.K. Toole is the very first mentioned., larc@tulane.edu
5 Nominated for Writing Prize
An article published in the New York Times about the five nominees for the P.E.N/Faulkner Award. John Kennedy Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces is mentioned as on of the nominees. Waker Percy is mentioned in the article., larc@tulane.edu
5 Nominated for Writing Prize
An article published in The New York Times announcing the nominees for the first P.E.N./Faulkner Awards for fiction. The late author John Kennedy Toole is mentioned as one of the nominees.
50 fun: celebrating a new record
Photocopy of an article published in The Times-Picayune/The States-Item, Social Scene section. The article is about birthday girl, Annette Smason turning 50. Article features photographs taken by Emmet Blum of people who helped Smason celebrate: Gus and Bonnie Menard, Alan Smason, Arlene Wieder, Miriam Blum, Carol O'Neil, Elaine Fisher, Gloria Fisher, Aida Mullen, Ben Volo, and Harold Bruchis., larc@tulane.edu
Abish Wins PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award
An article about author, Walter Abish winning the first PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award for his novel, How German Is It? J.K. Toole is listed as one of the finalists for the award., larc@tulane.edu
About Books and Authors
An article that mentions Louisiana State University being the publisher of A Confederacy of Dunces., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement published in the SanFrancisco Chronicle for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces published in Publisher's Weekly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement published in the Washington Star for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement published in the Los Angeles Times for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisment published in the New York Times for Grove Press featuring J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisements for Onal Books and Times Books are also included., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisment published in Atlanta Journal Constitution for A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisment published in the New Orleans Times-Picalyune for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement published in The New York Review for the Louisiana State University Press featuring J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces (first title listed). Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement for B. Walton Bookseller published in the Chicago Sun-Times marketing J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisement published in the Dallas Morning News for J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu
Advertisement for A Confederacy of Dunces
Advertisment published in the L. A. Times for B. Dalton Bookseller featuring J.K. Toole's novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Advertisement includes Ed Lindlof's book cover illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly., larc@tulane.edu

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