A Künstlerroman (German: "artist's novel") is a specific sub-genre of Bildungsroman; it is a novel about an artist's growth to maturity. Such novels often depict the struggles of a sensitive youth against the values of a bourgeois society of his or her time.

Famous German-language Künstlerromane include:

The following are famous English-language Künstlerromane:

Less famous, but stylistically remarkable English-language Künstlerromane include:

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