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So Odd a Mixture: Along the Autistic Spectrum in 'Pride and Prejudice'

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Autism was not a recognised disorder in Jane Austen's lifetime, nor for well over a century after her death. However there were certainly people who had autism, and Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer proposes that Austen wrote about them, without knowing what it was that she was describing.

So Odd a Mixture looks at eight seemingly diverse characters in Austen's classic novel, Pride
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Paperback, 207 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (first published January 15th 2007)
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Marcela
I've seen various movie versions of Pride and Prejudice but that didn't give me enough background to really get into this book. Think it's more for true Jane Austin fans that also are into psychology.
Deborah
A very interesting break down of the characters in Pride and Prejudice and where they are on the autism spectrum.
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