At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Bildungsroman (female)
Description: The following novels trace the youthful development and moral growth of the (female) protagonist.
- Charlotte Brontë. Jane Eyre: An Autobiography. 3 vol. London: Smith, Elder, 1847.
- George Eliot. The Mill on the Floss. 3 vol. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1860.
- Amelia B. Edwards. Barbara's History. 3 vol. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1864.