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The Figure of the Outsider

The Outsider. The Misfit. The Outcast. He (and it most typically is a he) has become an archetypal figure in literature, one who disgusts and delights readers in equal measure. The Outsider conjures within our minds an image of a gaunt, bookish, prematurely world-weary man who idles away his time contemplating the nature of his… Continue reading The Figure of the Outsider