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Genius on Television: Essays on Small Screen Depictions of by Ashley Lynn Carlson

By Ashley Lynn Carlson

even if it’s Sherlock Holmes fixing crimes or Sheldon and Leonard geeking out over sci-fi, geniuses are principal figures on lots of television’s preferred sequence. they can be enigmatic, exhibiting superhuman mind whereas being affected by mundane facets of day-by-day life.
This selection of new essays explores why television geniuses fascinate us and the way they form our perceptions of what it capacity to be very smart. analyzing sequence like Criminal Minds, the large Bang thought, Bones, straight forward, Fringe, condominium, The Mentalist, Monk, Sherlock, Leverage and others, students from a number of disciplines talk about how tv either displays and informs our cultural realizing of genius.

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