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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The original manuscript of the great 20th-century New Orleans novel A Confederacy of Dunces may never surface, but a rare manuscript copy with handwritten corrections was purchased earlier this month by UL Lafayette, where author John Kennedy Toole taught school ...

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Rare copy of A Confederacy of Dunces sold to UL Lafayette at New York auction



The original manuscript of the great 20th-century New Orleans novel A Confederacy of Dunces may never surface, but a rare manuscript copy with handwritten corrections was purchased earlier this month by UL Lafayette, where author John Kennedy Toole taught school in the late 1950s.

From the UL Lafayette Vermilion:


<blockquote>The UL Lafayette Foundation has acquired a rare copy of a manuscript of John Kennedy Toole?s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces.? [ Read more ]

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