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An article about the author J.K. Toole and how his manuscript, A Confederacy of Dunces was finally published after his suicide. The article includes a portrait of J.K. Toole and an illustration of Ignatius J. Reilly from the cover of the book.
Bestseller that didn't make it for its author
Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969
New Orleans (La.)
Tulane University Digital Library
John Kennedy Toole Papers, Manuscripts Collection 740, Box 10, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. The estate of Walker Percy retains all literary rights to his work, including the correspondence from him in this collection. The Manuscripts Department will not provide researchers with photocopies of documents created by Walker Percy. Permission to use the restricted portions of this collection must be obtained from the estate of Walker Percy.