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The confederacy

Vanbrugh, John Sir

The confederacy

A comedy. As it is acted at the Queen"s Theatre in the Hay-Market.

by Vanbrugh, John Sir

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Published by printed for J.Tonson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 590, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[9],12-90p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16962580M

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A selection of the Military Book ClubWhile the Civil War is mainly remembered for its epic battles between the Northern and Southern armies, the Union was simultaneously waging another campaign—dubbed “Anaconda”—that was gradually depriving the South of industry and commerce, thus rendering the exploits of its field armies moot. When an independent Dixie finally met the dustbin of 3/5(1). Feb 01,  · A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a 5/5(7).

A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece that outswifts Swift, whose poem gives the book its title. Set in New Orleans, the novel bursts into life on Canal Street under the clock at D. H. Holmes department store.5/5(20). A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter.


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Ignatius J Reilly. Morbidly obese, slovenly, flatulent, more often than not extremely rude, yet highly educated and articulate, and at constant battle with modern society, its myriad perversions and the people living in it who dare commit “egregious offenses against taste and decency”.

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