All Toole's Children: A Reading of A Confederacy of Dunces Academic Article uri icon


  • The article presents an analysis of the novel "A Confederacy of Dunces," by John Kennedy Toole. According to the author, the novel is of high hilarity and low humor. He explains that the book tells a story about the physical and the psychological abuse of children. He states that the moral abuse of children in the novel is a thematic constant.

published proceedings

  • Essays in Literature

author list (cited authors)

  • Clark, W. B

complete list of authors

  • Clark, WB

publication date

  • January 1987