At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Bildungsroman (male)
Description: The following novels trace the youthful development and moral growth of the (male) protagonist.
- William Makepeace Thackeray. The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, his Friends and his Greatest Enemy. 2 vol. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1849.
- James Anthony Froude. The Nemesis of Faith. 1 vol. London: John Chapman, 1849.
- Charles Dickens. The Personal History of David Copperfield. 1 vol. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850.
- George Eliot. The Mill on the Floss. 3 vol. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1860.