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Representing AutismCulture, Narrative, Fascination$
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Stuart Murray

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310911

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846314667

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Introduction: autism and narrative

Introduction: autism and narrative

(p.1) Introduction: autism and narrative
Representing Autism
Liverpool University Press

This book presents the contemporary narratives and texts of autism. The majority of the analysis focuses on stories, accounts and versions that create an idea of autism. It argues that autism is in some way a condition that has acquired a particular and specific emphasis, and indeed popularity, in the very contemporary period. Autism is a condition with a strong physical component. This book is necessarily a part of the ‘autism debate’ and cannot be seen to stand outside it. Finally, an overview of the chapters included in this book is offered.

Keywords:   autism, contemporary narratives, contemporary period, stories, accounts

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