Contents: Definition of the epiphanic moment, historical overview – Platonic concepts, conversion, mystical vision
– Focus on epiphanic concepts in Conrad, Joyce and Woolf – Key texts Heart of Darkness, Portrait of the Artist
and To the Lighthouse – Key concept: modern epiphany – Patch to dress modernist ailments (rift of subject and object,
disintegration of the «I», relativity of time etc.) – Momentariness both deficient (transitory) and authentic.