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Fiction
1

-- See Also the narrower term Action and adventure fiction


2

-- See Also the narrower term Adventure stories


3

-- See Also the narrower term Allegories


Here are entered collections of allegories. Works on allegory as a literary form are entered under the heading Allegory.
4

-- See Also the narrower term Alternative histories (Fiction)


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which the plot or setting assumes an alternative outcome of an historical event. Nonfiction that presents alternative outcomes of historical events and subsequent changes in history are entered under Counterfactual histories.
5

-- See Also the narrower term Bildungsromans


6

-- See Also the narrower term Bildungsromans


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction depicting the development of a character from youth to adulthood.
7

-- See Also the narrower term Biographical fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that depicts the lives of real people interspersed with fictional characters and events. Fiction in which real persons, places, or events are depicted under invented names is entered under Romans à clef.
8

-- See Also the narrower term Chick lit


9

-- See Also the narrower term Children's stories



--subdivision Juvenile fiction under names of countries, cities, etc., names of individual persons and corporate bodies, and under classes of persons, ethnic groups, names of deities and mythological or legendary figures, individual and groups of fictitious and legendary characters, and topical headings
10

-- See Also the narrower term Choose-your-own stories


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which the reader chooses from a number of possible options for developing the story.
11

-- See Also the narrower term Christmas stories


12

-- See Also the narrower term Code and cipher stories


13

-- See Also the narrower term College stories


14

-- See Also the narrower term Detective and mystery stories


15

-- See Also the narrower term Diary fiction


Here are entered works of fiction written in diary form. Works of fiction written wholly or partially in the form of letters, telegrams, electronic mail messages, instant messages, etc. are entered under Epistolary fiction.
16

-- See Also the narrower term Diary fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction written in diary form. Fiction written wholly or partially in the form of letters, telegrams, electronic mail messages, instant messages, etc., is entered under Epistolary fiction.
17

-- See Also the narrower term Didactic fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that is intended to be instructional.
18

-- See Also the narrower term Dime novels


19

-- See Also the narrower term Domestic fiction


Here are entered collections of fiction that focus on home and family life.
20

-- See Also the narrower term Domestic fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works of fiction that features home and family life.
21

-- See Also the narrower term Easter stories


22

-- See Also the narrower term Epic fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction depicting action on a broad scale and often characterized by grandiose treatment of individual and/or national destiny.
23

-- See Also the narrower term Epistolary fiction


Here are entered works of fiction written wholly or partially in the form of letters, telegrams, electronic mail messages, instant messages, etc. Works of fiction written in diary form are entered under Diary fiction.
24

-- See Also the narrower term Epistolary fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction written wholly or partially in the form of letters, telegrams, electronic mail messages, instant messages, etc. Fiction written in diary form is entered under Diary fiction.
25

-- See Also the narrower term Erotic fiction


26

-- See Also the narrower term Erotic stories


27

-- See Also the narrower term Experimental fiction


28

-- See Also the narrower term Experimental fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that emphasizes innovative or unconventional technique.
29

-- See Also the narrower term Fables


30

-- See Also the narrower term Fan fiction


Here are entered collections of fiction written by fans of specific authors, books, films, television series, etc., and incorporating the characters and/or settings of those authors or works.
31

-- See Also the narrower term Fantasy fiction


32

-- See Also the narrower term Fantasy fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
33

-- See Also the narrower term Feminist fiction


34

-- See Also the narrower term Fiction genres


Here are entered works on the theory of fiction genres and works discussing fiction genres collectively. Works on a specific fiction genre are entered under the heading for the genre, e.g. Science fiction.
35

-- See Also the narrower term Frame stories


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for stories that contain other stories.
36

-- See Also the narrower term Ghost stories


37

-- See Also the narrower term Gothic fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that depicts gloomy and antiquated settings, characters that are haunted by secrets and unresolved conflicts, psychological and physical terror, and elements of the supernatural.
38

-- See Also the narrower term Graphic novels



--subdivision Comic books, strips, etc. under names of individual persons; under individual sacred works, e.g. Bible--Comic books, strips, etc.; and under topical headings; and headings for genres of comic books, e.g. Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.
39

-- See Also the narrower term Hanukkah stories


40

-- See Also the narrower term Historical fiction



--subdivision History--Fiction or subdivision History--[period subdivision]--Fiction under names of countries, cities, etc.; and subdivision Fiction under names of historical events and persons
41

-- See Also the narrower term Historical fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction set during a recognizable time prior to the time in which they were written.
42

-- See Also the narrower term Horror fiction


This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that is intended to shock or frighten by inducing feelings of revulsion, terror, or loathing.
43

-- See Also the narrower term Horror tales


44

-- See Also the narrower term Humorous fiction


45

-- See Also the narrower term Humorous stories


46

-- See Also the narrower term Legal stories


47

-- See Also the narrower term Medical fiction


48

-- See Also the narrower term Musical fiction


49

-- See Also the narrower term Nature stories


50

-- See Also the narrower term Nonfiction novel


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