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Due Dilligence: Exploring ASD in Nightcrawler and The Accountant

Lennard, D 2022 , 'Due Dilligence: Exploring ASD in Nightcrawler and The Accountant', in M Pomerance and R Barton Palmer (eds.), Autism in Film and Television: On the Island , University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, pp. 201-214.

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Abstract

Complications of social cooperation dominate fictional landscapes, just as they dominate our real world. We are constantly meeting people very unlike ourselves, indeed even strange, in our view, with whom we sense the need to cooperate and converse. But learning is crucial in such encounters, and fiction provides a safe yet intriguing avenue to facilitate this.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Lennard, D
Keywords: autism, cinema
Publisher: University of Texas Press
DOI / ID Number: 10.7560/324912
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