The Bildungsroman in Nineteenth-Century Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice: A Novel (novel) 1813
Emma: A Novel (novel) 1816

Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre: An Autobiography (novel) 1847

Thomas Carlyle
Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh (prose) 1833-34; published in Fraser's Magazine

Kate Chopin
The Awakening (novel) 1899

Charles Dickens
Great Expectations (novel) 1861

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
Ahnung und Gegenwart: Ein Roman (novel) 1815

George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss (novel) 1860

Gustave Flaubert
L'Education sentimentale, histoire d'un jeune homme [Sentimental Education: A Young Man's History] (novel) 1869

Theodor Fontane
Effi Briest: Roman [Effi Briest] (novel) 1895

Benjamin Franklin
*The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (autobiography) 1868

Gustav Freytag
Soll und Haben: Roman in Sechs Büchern. 3 vols. [Debit and Credit] (novel) 1855

Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South (novel) 1855

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre: Ein Roman. 4 vols. [Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship] (novel) 1795-96

Eliza Haywood
The History of Miss...

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