Eysturoy, Annie O. Introduction to Daughters of Self-Creation: The Contemporary Chicana Novel, pp. 3-28. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
Traces how critics have chosen to study the bildungsroman/künstlerroman genre, particularly from feminist and Chicana standpoints.
Franklin, Carol. “The Female Künstlerroman: Richardson versus Bjørnson.” Southerly 43, no. 4 (1983): 422-36.
Draws a detailed comparison between H. H. Richardson's The Getting of Wisdom and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Fiskerjenten.
Nanney, Lisa. “Zelda Fitzgerald's Save Me the Waltz as Southern Novel and Künstlerroman.” In The Female Tradition in Southern Literature, edited by Carol S. Manning, pp. 220-32. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
Analyzes Zelda Fitzgerald's only printed novel, Save Me the Waltz, believing it to be both a prototypical Southern Novel and a künstlerroman.
Stewart, Grace. “Background: Myth, the Artist, and the künstlerroman.” In A New Mythos: The Novel of the Artist as Heroine 1877-1977, pp. 1-10. St. Alban's, Vt.: Eden's Press Women's Publications, Inc., 1979.
Details the relationship between the mythic pattern and the künstlerroman.