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The Outsider

The Classic Exploration of Rebellion and Creativity (Tarcher Cornerstone Editions)

by Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson's classic exploration of the rebel as genius, with a new introduction by Gary Lachman. When the upstart English writer Colin Wilson debuted on the literary scene with The Outsider in 1956, it marked one of the opening notes of the cultural revolution of the sixties. Wilson celebrated the misfit not as a figure be "fixed" and reintegrat...
Publish Date
2016
August 30
Goodreads rating
4.05
ISBN
9780399173103
Tags
philosophysocial-sciencesnonfictionpsychology
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Jun 21, 2009
The book is also significant for me because at 23, reading this book, I wanted to write something as good as Wilson had done at that age.     source
Jan 08, 2018
Colin Wilson, was obviously a flawed thinker with many crazy ideas, but his first book The Outsider has a real energy and inspired me to delve further into philosophy when I read it as a teenager...     source