Stream of consciousness


1913–27 Marcel Proust, in his seven-volume In Search of Lost Time, delves deep into memory and the free-floating associations that help to shape the content of consciousness.

1913–35 Fernando Pessoa labors on The Book of Disquiet, the existential meanderings of a Lisbon clerk—illuminating fragments of thought and art.


1927 In To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf moves back and forth between narrative omniscience and stream of consciousness.

1929 William Faulkner uses stream of consciousness in The Sound and the Fury, entering the minds of three very different brothers.

Literary critic and poet Ezra Pound ...

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