Contents: Fielding’s Novels, «a New Province in Writing» – Fielding and the Tradition of the Picaresque Novel –
The Structure of Fielding’s Novels – Between Fielding and Goethe – Fielding, Wieland and the Concept of Intellectual
Realism – Wieland’s Agathon as the First Modern Bildungsroman – Fielding’s and Wieland’s Attitude to their Characters
- and Readers – Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister, an End and a Beginning – Goethe and the Concept of Intellectual
Realism – Goethe’s Utilization of the Analytical Technique – Wilhelm Meister and Fielding’s New Method of Motivation
– Afterword by Roswita Obermann – Guy Stern: Biographical sketch by Leonhard M. Fiedler – Guy Stern: Bibliography of his Writings.