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The German Novel of Education 1792-1805

A Complete Bibliography and Analysis


Helmut Germer

Professor Germer investigates a genre not hitherto isolated, the «Novel of Education», which he separates from the «Bildungsroman». A complete bibliography of almost four hundred numbers was compiled. The content of these books was then tabulated according to aims, vices, virtues, social positions etc., and a list of formal characteristics was added. As a result, this work is a major contribution to the study of the later phases of «Enlightenment», rich in quotations and references and useful also for further studies.