- n. Alternative capitalization of bildungsroman
“* Bildungsroman is a German word meaning 'novel of formation' - that is a novel that follows someone's growth from childhood to maturity.”
“Bildungsroman is a German word meaning "novel of development.”
“* Bildungsroman is a novel whose principal subject is the moral, psychological, and intellectual development of a usually youthful main character, from the German word bildung (formation) and the French word for a novel, roman.”
“If "The Novice" were fiction, it would be called a Bildungsroman -- a novel of education.”
“I said "Bildungsroman" - in some essential sense "Dreams from My Father" was fictionalized.”
“I always think of these two in sort of the same genre - what in literature is called Bildungsroman (hooray! finally a use for that Lit minor!).”
“In part it's a kind of Bildungsroman -- the lit crit word for a novel of education.”
“Never once have I seen the word "Bildungsroman" to describe any of those novels.”
“I presume it’s what the Germans call a Bildungsroman, ja?”
“As in God's Mountain, the tale initially appears to be a memoir or a Bildungsroman until we realize at the end of the novel that it is more like a coming-of-age novel highlighting episodes from the narrator's childhood to the end of his teens and not any kind of document recording the narrator's life from youth to adulthood.”
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