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, autobiographies, letters and diaries, Professor Julie Brown identifies literary talents who display characteristics of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and uncovers the similari...
By Julie Brown
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 1 edition (December 15, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.5 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2904869
Format: PDF Text djvu book
Lewis Carroll. Hans Christian Andersen. Emily Dickinson. What do these writers have in common? They almost certainly had Asperger's Syndrome. So did Melville, Yeats and Sherwood Anderson. Other research has identified these writers as being on the au