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Script for Butterfly in the Typewriter

Still on Toole, this just posted by Cory MacLauchlin. After the reading the actors talked about the colorful characters and the power of the dialogue. While most of them had heard of John Kennedy Toole, they had no idea how funny and heart-wrenching his life story was. a confederacy of duncesButterfly in the TypewriterCory MacLauchlinJohn Kennedy…

“Dunces” bus tour

The very excellent Cory MacLauchlin will be your host on this tour. I’d be there but I have a prior engagement in St. Francisville for the Walker Percy Weekend, WP as most will know, was instrumental in getting “Dunces” published. I do however have an appointment to see the Toole archives at Tulane. Butterfly in the…

The Autoscopic Author: Kafka and Toole

Once again I have Kafka on my mind. I’ve been amending a review of Toole’s biography Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces by the very excellent Cory MacLauchlin to appear in the Journal of Mind and Behavior. Here is a snippet: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The…