The Outsider

The Outsider

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.95
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780874772067
  • 320 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

The seminal work on alienation, creativity, and the modern mind-set. “An exhaustive, luminously intelligent study…a real contribution to our understanding of our deepest predicament.”—Philip Toynbee.
The Outsider

The Outsider

Colin Wilson

Praise

“An exhaustive, luminously intelligent study…a real contribution to our understanding of our deepest predicament.” —Philip Toynbee

“The newest prodigy on the English literary scene, Mr. Wilson came out of nowhere from the outside. He walked into literature…as a man walks into his own house … filled with assimilated erudition … Where young Wilson got his knowledge baffled the critics. That he had there could be no mistake.”The New York Times

Table of Contents

The OutsiderForeword By Marilyn Ferguson
Introduction: The Outsider Twenty Years On

I. The Country of the Blind
II. World Without Values
III. The Romantic Outsider
IV. The Attempt to Gain Control
V. The Pain Threshold
VI. The Question of Identity
VII. The Great Synthesis . . .
VIII. The Outsider as Visionary
IX. Breaking the Circut

Notes
Postscript To The Outsider

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