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A History of the Bildungsroman

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Sarah Graham, Todd Kontje, Alison Finch, Richard Salmon, Lina Steiner, Gregory Castle, Fiona McCulloch, Maroula Joannou, Ericka A. Hoagland, Meredith Miller, Ian Gordon
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  • Date Published: February 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107136533

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  • The Bildungsroman has been one of the most significant genres in Western literature since the eighteenth century. This volume, comprised of eleven chapters by leading experts in the field, offers original insights into how the novel of formation developed a strong tradition in Germany, France, Britain, Russia, and the USA. In demonstrating how the genre has been adopted and adapted in innovative forms of fiction, this volume also shows how a genre traditionally associated with the young white man has been used to give expression to the formative experiences of women, LGBTQ people, and post-colonial populations. Exploring the genre's emergence and evolution in numerous countries and across more than two hundred years, this volume provides unprecedented historical and geographical coverage and demonstrates that the Bildungsroman has a rich heritage and a bright future.

    • Delivers an unprecedented breadth and depth to the study of one of most significant genres in Western fiction since the eighteenth century
    • Provides readers with an extensive historical overview of the genre so its development is clear
    • Shows the Bildungsroman in its context of global popularity, having emerged from European literary traditions
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    • Date Published: February 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107136533
    • length: 360 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 158 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Sarah Graham
    1. The German tradition of the Bildungsroman Todd Kontje
    2. The French Bildungsroman Alison Finch
    3. The Bildungsroman and nineteenth-century British fiction Richard Salmon
    4. The Bildungsroman in imperial Russia and the Soviet Union Lina Steiner
    5. The American Bildungsroman Sarah Graham
    6. The modernist Bildungsroman Gregory Castle
    7. Bildungsroman for children and young adults Fiona McCulloch
    8. The female Bildungsroman in the twentieth century Maroula Joannou
    9. The postcolonial Bildungsroman Ericka A. Hoagland
    10. Lesbian, gay and trans Bildungsroman Meredith Miller
    11. Bildungsroman and graphic narratives Ian Gordon.

  • Editor

    Sarah Graham, University of Leicester
    Sarah Graham is Lecturer in American Literature at the University of Leicester.

    Contributors

    Sarah Graham, Todd Kontje, Alison Finch, Richard Salmon, Lina Steiner, Gregory Castle, Fiona McCulloch, Maroula Joannou, Ericka A. Hoagland, Meredith Miller, Ian Gordon

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