A History of the Bildungsroman

Author:   Sarah Graham (University of Leicester)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781107136533


Pages:   375
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Format:   Hardback
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A History of the Bildungsroman


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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.

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Author:   Sarah Graham (University of Leicester)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
ISBN:  

9781107136533


ISBN 10:   1107136539
Pages:   375
Publication Date:   03 January 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Sarah Graham is Lecturer in American Literature at the University of Leicester.

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