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Author Kruse, Natalie, author.

Title Temple Grandin and the mediation of autism debates at the interface between life writing and the life sciences / Natalie Kruse.

Publication Info. Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2021.

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Description 1 online resource (323 pages)
Series American studies - A monograph series ; volume 313
American studies (Munich, Germany) ; volume 313.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-309).
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 Framing autism. 2.1 Autism as a narrative condition ; 2.2 The medical model of autism ; 2.3 The social model of autism -- 3 (Re)writing autism. 3.1 The emergence of 'autie'-biographies ; 3.2 Phenomenology and autobiographical narration ; 3.3 Temple Grandin and the inconceivability of autistic life writing ; 3.3.1 "But you can't be autistic": On diagnosis and scientific authenticators ; 3.3.2 Medical orientalism ; 3.3.3 Autistic symptomatology and theory of mind ; 3.3.4 Autism "recovery" and collaborative authorship ; 3.4 "Autistic" communication, sensory issues, and other misunderstandings ; 3.5 A plea for subjectivity and anecdotal evidence -- 4 Mediating autism. 4.1 Normal ... or pathological? ; 4.2 Temple Grandin as 'diplomautist' ; 4.3 Mediating notions of cure ; 4.4 On autistic capabilities and narrative representativity ; 4.5 Blurring the lines ; 4.6 Moving from offline to online spaces: Imagining a future of autism and autistic life writing ; 4.7 The inclusion of researchers with autism -- 5 Doing the "interdisciplinary dance". 5.1 Autism and the neurosciences ; 5.2 Neurologizing difference: Brain (images) and identity ; 5.3 The trouble with scientific objectivity ; 5.4 Why the life sciences and humanities have to come together -- 6 Conclusion -- Works cited.
Note Thesis (doctoral)--Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Grandin, Temple.
Grandin, Temple.
Autism in literature.
People with disabilities, Writings of -- History and criticism.
Authors with disabilities -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Autism in literature.
People with disabilities, Writings of.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Academic Dissertation
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Academic theses.
Other Form: Print version: Kruse, Natalie Temple Grandin and the Mediation of Autism Debates at the Interface between Life Writing and the Life Sciences Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter,c2021 9783825348885
ISBN 3825385205
9783825385200 (electronic bk.)