Invigilator Western Classics Library
'Metamorphoses' (8AD) Ovid
Narcissus and Echo on conversations in ones' head & Pygmalion on still labour.
'The Winter's Tale' (1611) William Shakespeare
Further reading on still labour.
'Reveries of the Solitary Walker' (1788) Jean-Jacques Rousseau
An examination of solitary thinking.
'The Man in the Crowd' (1840) Edgar Allan Poe
Both follower and followed speak to different aspects of the invigilator experience.
'Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street' (1853) Herman Melville
An examination of anti-production.
'The Critic as Artist' (1891) Oscar Wilde
Notes on the passage of time and doing nothing.
'The Yellow Wall-Paper' (1892) Charlotte Perkins Gillman
Study of the detail of the wallpaper closely resembles the pattern of thinking invigilators experience during long periods of quiet.
'Pymalion' (1913) George Bernard Shaw
Further development on still labour.
'The Mark on the Wall' (1917) Virgnina Woolf
Further reading on the study of details in moments of quiet.
'Happy Days' (1961) Samuel Beckett
Though on a very different theme, Winnie's momologues resemble those internal thoughts of an unoccupied invigilator.