So odd a mixture : along the autistic spectrum in 'Pride and prejudice' /

'Jane Austen was an astute observer of people and relationships and she describes and obviously knew people who today could have been referred to a clinician for a diagnostic assessment for Asperger's syndrome.'. - from the Foreword by Tony Attwood, author of Asperger's Syndrome...

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Main Author: Ferguson Bottomer, Phyllis, 1953-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Contents; FOREWORD BY TONY ATTWOOD; FOREWORD BY EILEEN SUTHERLAND; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; 1 Characters, Caricatures and Conversations; Part One: Background; 2 Autistic Spectrum Disorders for Janeites; 3 Pride and Prejudice for Autism Specialists; Part Two: The Bennet Family; 4 Mr Collins; 5 Mary Bennet; 6 Lydia Bennet; 7 Mr Bennet; 8 Mrs Bennet; Part Three: The Fitzwilliam Family; 9 Anne De Bourgh; 10 Lady Catherine De Bourgh; 11 Fitzwilliam Darcy; Part Four: Conclusion; 12 Happily Ever After?; 13 How Did Austen Know?; REFERENCES; INDEX.