John Kennedy Toole

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American novelist

Why Is John Kennedy Toole Influential?

According to Wikipedia, John Kennedy Toole was an American novelist from New Orleans, Louisiana, whose posthumously published novel A Confederacy of Dunces won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He also wrote The Neon Bible. Although several people in the literary world felt his writing skills were praiseworthy, Toole's novels were rejected during his lifetime. After suffering from paranoia and depression due in part to these failures, he committed suicide at the age of 31.

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What Are John Kennedy Toole's Academic Contributions?

John Kennedy Toole is most known for their academic work in the field of literature. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and communications.

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