The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse

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Although some of the most distinguished German novels written since about 1770 are generally considered to be Bildungsromane, the term Bildungsroman is all too frequently used in English without an awareness of the tradition from which it arose. Professor Swales concentrates on the roles of plot, characterization, and narrative commentary in novels by Wieland, Goethe, Stifter, Keller, Mann, and Hesse. By pointing out that the goal in each work is both elusive and problematic, he suggests a previously unsuspected ironic ...

The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691641713

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The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse 1978, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691063591

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