Writers on the Spectrum : How Autism and Asperger Syndrome have Influenced Literary Writing.

From Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale characters to Lewis Carroll's Wonderland and Emily Dickinson's poetic imagery, the writings and lives of some of the world's most celebrated authors indicate signs of autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Through analysis of biographies, au...

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Main Author: Brown, Julie
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Language:English
Published: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
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