Richardson, Dorothy M.

Richardson, Dorothy M.,

1882–1957, English novelist. Her important work is Pilgrimage (12 vol., 1915–38; omnibus ed. 1938), a novel that records in great detail the inner experience of one woman. In constructing the English novel as a series of images running through the mind of a character, Richardson prefigured Joyce and Woolf. She preferred the label "interior monologue" to stream of consciousnessstream of consciousness,
in literature, technique that records the multifarious thoughts and feelings of a character without regard to logical argument or narrative sequence.
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 for her work.

Bibliography

See biography by J. Rosenberg (1973); studies by C. R. Blake (1960) and H. Gregory (1967).

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Pilgrimage Sequence novel by Richardson, Dorothy M., comprising 13 chapter-novels, 11 of which were published separately: Pointed Roofs (1915), Backwater (1916), Honeycomb (1917), The Tunnel (1919), Interim (1919), Deadlock (1921), Revolving Lights (1923), The Trap (1925), Oberland (1927), Dawn's Left Hand (1931), and Clear Horizon (1935).