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bil·dungs·ro·man. noun \ˈbil-du̇ŋ(k)s-rō-ˌmän, -du̇ŋz-\. Definition of BILDUNGSROMAN.

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Bildungsroman. (IPA: bil-doongz-roh-man). German: "[A] novel of self-cultivation".
The Bildungsroman in English.
CHANGE AND CONTINUITY: The Bildungsroman in English. Anniken Telnes Iversen. A dissertation for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.
to the definition of the bildungsroman genre.
Pataphysical Discourse in the German Bildungsroman The idea of
How does pataphysics relate to the Bildungsroman?

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Joe Dunthorne's debut novel, Submarine , was a skewed Bildungsroman, lightning in textual form. The voice of its teenage narrator was brilliantly involving, edging close to lunacy but convincingly so.
ED2011 Theatre Review: Eunuchs In My Wardrobe (Remy Blumenfeld And Scamp Theatre)
Silas Carson's story is a bildungsroman focussing on his bisexuality. From Calcutta to London, then finally Eastbourne, this mix of storytelling and spoken word is intelligent and enlightening.
You know what we've read this summer? One Day by David Nicholls
It develops into an original take on the bildungsroman, and an occasionally frustrating read about lost opportunities and perhaps most prominently, bad timing.
Cheadle's Miles Davis Film Getting There
Spinner reports that the film will look at the jazz great over the course of a day-and-a-half of his life rather than the conventional bildungsroman style that many biographical movies seem to insist on.
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bil·dungs·ro·man. noun \ˈbil-du̇ŋ(k)s-rō-ˌmän, -du̇ŋz-\. Definition of BILDUNGSROMAN.
The Bildungsroman Genre
Feb 21, 2005 The Bildungsroman Genre: Great Expectations, Aurora Leigh, and The term Bildungsroman denotes a novel of all-around self-development.
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2 days ago This is the archive of exclusive interviews conducted by Little Willow for the Bildungsroman blog and website.

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