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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Enrique Lima The European Bildungsroman since its emergence at the end of the eighteenth century has been the great genre of socialization. Beginning with Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre , the Bildungsroman has narrated the story of a protagonist willingly or unwillingly renouncing his or her...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... recuperate the perpetually vilified figure of Tituba, whose reputation continues to suffer in scholarship across disciplines even in the present day. While Miller's play positions Proctor and Tituba as opposites in ways that encourage such a perspective, Condé's rewriting uses the form of the Bildungsroman...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 381–407.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alani Rosa Hicks-Bartlett Abstract Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Il Piacere ( Pleasure ) feints at being a bildungsroman. Even as it incorporates the genre’s defining tropes, it repeatedly undermines them, staging an educational process that is continually frustrated and problematized. Il Piacere can...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of modernity instantiated in the Bildungsroman is not about turning away from futurity itself. Instead, the child-soldier figure yokes together a critical attention to the historical impediments to African futures with an insistence on the possibility of alternative futures. © 2017 by University of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- ality and personality characterize his enigmatic raznochinets, driven to commit a crime by an overarching historical logic requiring him to seek detection. The Shape of a Bildungsroman: The Detective as Mentor Raskolnikov’s early choices are not, however, limited to career and crime. From...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Moretti Franco . Atlas of the European Novel 1800–1900 . Verso , 1999 . Moretti Franco . The Way of the World: The Bildungsroman in European Culture . Verso , 2000 . Moretti Franco . “ Conjectures on World Literature .” New Left Review , vol. 1 , Jan.–Feb. 2000 , pp. 54...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 294–314.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Miller. New York: W.W. Norton, 1988 . Lotman, Jurii. “Roman Pushkina Evgenii Onegin.” Pushkin . St. Petersburg: Iskusstvo, 1995 . 391 -762. Lukács, Georg. Theory of the Novel . Trans. Anna Bostock. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996 . Moretti, Franco. The Way of the World: The Bildungsroman...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... bildungsroman is finally overcome by that of the naturalist novel. Thus, the ana- phora that closes the novel ironically signals that the future can only be a repeti- tion of the past: “I lay and watched it and thought about starting all over again. And about being new and fresh. And about mornings, and...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
....” Bernheimer 86 -96. Auerbach, Erich. “Philologie der Weltliteratur.” Muschg 39 -50. Bakhtin, M.M. “The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism (Toward a Historical Typology of the Novel.” Speech Genres and Other Late Essays . Ed. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Trans. Vern...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... California P, 1993 . McKeon, Michael. The Origins of the English Novel 1600–1740 . Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 1987 . Moretti, Franco. The Way of the World: The “Bildungsroman” in European Culture . London: Verso, 1987 . Orlando, Francesco. L'intimità e la storia: Lettura del “Gattopardo...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the ignorant immigrant into a perfectly integrated American through a series of inevitable trials normalizes and obfuscates the pain of immigrant suffering and lays the blame for failure on the immigrant. She compares this Bildungsroman  of acculturation to the rags-to-riches myth, in which hard...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2011
... ignorant immigrant into a perfectly integrated American through a series of inevitable trials normalizes and obfuscates the pain of immigrant suffering and lays the blame for failure on the immigrant. She compares this Bildungsroman  of acculturation to the rags-to-riches myth, in which hard work and...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the ignorant immigrant into a perfectly integrated American through a series of inevitable trials normalizes and obfuscates the pain of immigrant suffering and lays the blame for failure on the immigrant. She compares this Bildungsroman  of acculturation to the rags-to-riches myth, in which hard...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... : Modern Library , 1995 . Print . Bakhtin Mikhael . “The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism (Toward a Historical Typology of the Novel).” Speech Genres and Other Late Essays . Ed. Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . Trans. McGee Vern W. . Austin : U of...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Hebrew language prose of many of his contemporaries are short bildungsromane that invariably end in the hero’s doom and also bear the imprint of Nietzsche’s tragic philosophy. To the degree that they produce a new liberal national consciousness, they do not offer an alternative vision of...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... expression, and a cultural medium that brings to our attention life in its entirety and concreteness, the novel, as Kundera theorizes it, teaches us how to be mature. This maturity is not the Bildungsroman ideal of acculturation and com­ ing to terms with reality. Neither is it a result of accumulating...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... shared conceptual terrains beyond Eurocentrism. For to the extent that scholars of diverse African and Asian contexts narrate a similar nineteenth- to twentieth-century Bildungsroman, or coming-of-age story, of linguistic and literary transformation—usually through the Bildung , or formative education...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . Both novels present the bildungsroman of an adolescent protagonist who possesses, unbeknownst to all but himself, a priceless treasure. In The Adolescent , Arkady Dolgoruky arrives in St. Petersburg with an invaluable “document” sewn into his pocket; in Tartt’s novel, Theodore Decker steals Carel...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... course not.6 In DeLillo’s Under- world, to cite another example, we find half a century of American history, an ominous technological obsession with nuclear arms, a large spectrum of literary genres — from the historical novel to the Bildungsroman to the Künstlerroman — and pervasive references to...