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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Bildungsroman (male)

Description: The following novels trace the youthful development and moral growth of the (male) protagonist.

References: Sutherland

  1. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, his Friends and his Greatest Enemy.  2 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1849.
  2. James Anthony Froude.  The Nemesis of Faith.  1 vol.  London: John Chapman, 1849.
  3. Charles Dickens.  The Personal History of David Copperfield.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850.
  4. George Eliot.  The Mill on the Floss.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1860.