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  • * 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.

    Eragon: Summary and book reviews of Eragon by Christopher Paolini.

  • Seemingly realising that 'literacy' is to this new conception what 'horseless carriage' was to 'car', Søby (2003) attempts to use the German word bildung in conjunction with 'digital' to refer to a state which is difficult to describe, is very complex, and can only be approached with a holistic understanding of the field (Prange, 2004: 502).

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  • They believed in German bildung [education] — in the harmonious formation of the intellect and of the character — and in a democratic and progressive society with high ethical standards.

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  • Knight's Citizen in the New York Times: Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog: Review: Louise W. Knight, Citizen

  • Knight's Citizen in the New York Times: Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog: January 2006 Archives

  • Citizen in the New York Times: "Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Citizen in the New York Times: "Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Citizen in the New York Times: "Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Citizen in the New York Times: "Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Citizen in the New York Times: "Knight's book is what the Germans call a bildung, an account of how a person's character is formed.

    The Chicago Blog

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