Blog entries posted during November 2015

A Confederacy of Dunces - Make a Day of It!

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/06/2015 12:00 PM

The anticipation for A Confederacy of Dunces is truly building now that it’s only one week away! But that doesn’t mean every other part of the Huntington experience isn’t important – in fact, it’s so easy to enhance your day by taking a few extra...

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Who is Ignatius?

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/13/2015 12:00 PM

In his role as Ignatius J. Reilly, Nick Offerman has very large shoes to fill…and pants, and shirts, and sweaters. Mr. Reilly, a fat 30-year old who still lives with his mother in New Orleans, believes his best interests lie not in finding a job,...

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ICYMI: DUNCES Humanities Forum

by: Sabrina Katz at 11/20/2015 12:00 PM

Along with a great beard and thick rimmed glasses, Jeffrey Hatcher has adapted John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces , for the stage. Mr. Hatcher understands the small details of the book, including the...

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The Novel Inspiration: John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces

by: Phaedra Scott at 11/25/2015 12:00 PM

“A green hunting cap squeezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a head,” begins John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces . The iconic image of Ignatius J. Reilly has a devoted following of readers and fans all over...

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