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La. Treasures: Ignatius J. Reilly (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-16

Duration: 00:02:03

Subjects: Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969 | Fiction | Arts


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the May 16, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the fictional character of Ignatius J. Reilly, the protagonist of John Kennedy Toole’s novel “A Confederacy of Dunces,” which is set in New Orleans. Host: James Fox-Smith