Dorothy Richardson

Dorothy Richardson was an English author and journalist. Born on May 17, 1873, she is best known for her series of novels titled 'Pilgrimage', which is a sequence of 13 semi-autobiographical novels that are considered to be early examples of stream-of-consciousness writing. The series reflects the life and experiences of the protagonist, Miriam Henderson, and explores themes of self-discovery and the role of women in society during the early 20th century. Richardson's work had a significant influence on modernist literature and inspired authors such as Virginia Woolf and James Joyce.


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  1. 1. Pilgrimage

    "Pilgrimage" is a sequence of semi-autobiographical novels that follow the life of the protagonist, Miriam Henderson, through her journey of self-discovery in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The narrative explores Miriam's experiences, thoughts, and feelings, as she navigates through her life, dealing with issues of feminism, love, and social expectations. The book is notable for its stream of consciousness writing style, which allows readers to experience Miriam's inner world in a profound and intimate way.