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bildungsroman n.

- a novel whose principal subject is the moral, psychological, and intellectual development of a (usually youthful) main character.

Etymology:

German, from bildung = formation + roman = novel

Sorry, I was a bit rushed today so I didn't get to a usage before midnight! Rec you favorite bildungsroman in the comments?
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