New PDF release: Autism and Representation (Routledge Research in Cultural

By Mark Osteen

Autism, a neuro-developmental incapacity, has acquired huge yet frequently sensationalistic therapy within the well known media. loads of medical and clinical learn has been dedicated to autism, however the conventional humanities disciplines and the recent box of incapacity reviews haven't begun to discover it. This quantity, the 1st scholarly e-book on autism within the humanities, brings students from numerous disciplines including adults at the autism spectrum to enquire the varied ways in which autism has been represented in novels, poems, autobiographies, movies, and medical discourses, and to discover the connections and demarcations among autistic and "neurotypical" creativity. utilizing an empathetic scholarship that unites expert rigor with experiential wisdom derived from the participants’ lives with or as autistic humans, the essays deal with such questions as: In what novel kinds does autistic creativity look, and what strange strengths does it own? How do autistic representations--whether through or approximately autistic people--revise traditional principles of cognition, creativity, language, (dis)ability and sociability? This well timed and significant assortment breaks new flooring in literary and picture feedback, aesthetics, psychology, and incapacity stories.

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