Essays about: "the female protagonist of the bildungsroman"

Found 5 essays containing the words the female protagonist of the bildungsroman.

  1. 1. Divergence of Genre and Gender: A Study on Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games Trilogy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Hanna Kenne; [2017]
    Keywords : Suzanne; Collins; Gender; Genre; Bildungsroman; Dystopia; Young; Adult; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Suzanne Collins’ trilogy The Hunger Games is, thus far, one of the 21st century’s most well known young adult series, and Collins has been praised for challenging things such as gender stereotypes and genre limitations. It has been labelled as a contemporary young adult dystopian novel, and has a strong female protagonist. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland : A Feminist Bildungsroman

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Christoffer Forss; [2013]
    Keywords : Alice s Adventures in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll; Charles Dodgson; Bildungsroman; Feminism; Feminist; English; Fiction; Literature;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. The first one is to elucidate how Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) functions as a Bildungsroman, and the other one is to demonstrate how the novel also has a coming of age aspect based on feminism. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Gender and Genre" : A Feminist Exploration of the Bildungsroman in A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man and Martha Quest

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Camilla Brändström; [2009]
    Keywords : Bildungsroman; development; adolescence; Bildung; identity; independence; feminist literary critique; Doris Lessing; James Joyce.;

    Abstract : The predominant focus on the male protagonist in the Bildungsroman genre has provoked feminist critics to offer a re-definition of the genre, claiming that the female protagonist's development differs in significant ways from the traditionally expected course of development (i.e. male). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Journey from Innocence to Experience : Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials as a female Bildungsroman

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Lisa Nordlén; [2009]
    Keywords : Bildungsroman; Buckley; Campbell; development; female; His Dark Materials;

    Abstract : In this essay the main aim is to consider Philip Pullman’s trilogy His Dark Materials with its female protagonist as a Bildungsroman. The principal source of the study is Jerome Buckley’s Season of Youth – The Bildungsroman from Dickens to Golding. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Emancipation of Celie : The Color Purple as a womanist Bildungsroman

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Sofia Sundqvist; [2006]
    Keywords : The Color Purple; womanism; Bildungsroman; womanist Bildungsroman; Celie; Sofia; Shug; pantheism;

    Abstract : The Emancipation of Celie: The Color Purple as a womanist Bildungsroman The purpose of this essay is to study The Color Purple as a Bildungsroman, focusing on the development of the protagonist, Celie. The Color Purple is related to both the traditional Bildungsroman and to the female Bildungsroman, but the essay shows that it can also be seen as a womanist Bildungsroman. READ MORE