List of Tulane University in Literature and Media - Media References - Literature

Literature

  • A Confederacy of Dunces by Tulane graduate John Kennedy Toole is set in New Orleans and features Ignatius J. Reilly, a Tulane graduate.
  • A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole, main character Emma mentions being a Tulane graduate.
  • Black Sunday by Thomas Harris is set during a Super Bowl played in Tulane Stadium.
  • Codex Maya by Steve Benzell, a Tulane graduate, is set in part on Tulane's uptown campus.
  • Dark Desires After Dusk by Kresley Cole, main character Holly is a math teacher at Gibson Hall on the Tulane uptown campus.
  • Earth (novel) by David Brin, features characters from Tulane.
  • Honest Illusions by Nora Roberts features a character Roxanne Nouvelle who attends Tulane.
  • Love in the Ruins and The Moviegoer by Walker Percy are partially set on Tulane's uptown campus.
  • "Reb Kringle," a story from Nathan Englander's book For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, features an appearance by "the elf on winter break from Tulane."
  • Testing Kate by Whitney Gaskell, a Tulane graduate, is a novel about the lives of first-year Tulane Law School students.
  • The Pelican Brief by John Grisham is set on Tulane's campus and features a Tulane law student.
  • The Stagnant Pool by Nancy Maveety (a Tulane professor) is a novel based on life as a Tulane graduate student.
  • New Orleans Classic Gumbos and Soups by Kit Wohl features Tulane Chicken Andouille Gumbo.
  • The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft briefly mentions a correspondence between the main character and authorities at Tulane University.
  • Fantasy Lover and Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon take place in New Orleans featuring heroines that attended Tulane University.

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