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Genre

Established categories of literary works or other forms of art or entertainment that are based on some set of stylistic criteria or conventions.

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mystery fiction

Literature; Genre

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction typically focused on the investigation of a crime. Mystery fiction is often used as a synonym for detective fiction or crime fiction—in other words a novel or ...

mythic fiction

Literature; Genre

Mythic fiction is literature that is rooted in, inspired by, or that in some way draws from the tropes, themes and symbolism of myth, folklore, and fairy tales. The term is widely credited to Charles ...

mysticism

Literature; Genre

Mysticism is "a constellation of distinctive practices, discourses, texts, institutions, traditions, and experiences aimed at human transformation, variously defined in different traditions."The term ...

mythology

Literature; Genre

The term mythology can refer either to a collection of myths (a mythos, e.g., Inca mythology) or to the study of myths (e.g., comparative mythology). A mythology, in the sense of a collection of ...

mythopoeia

Literature; Genre

Mythopoeia is a narrative genre in modern literature and film where a fictional mythology is created by the writer of prose or other fiction. This meaning of the word mythopoeia follows its use by J. ...

nanopunk

Literature; Genre

Nanopunk refers to an emerging genre of speculative science fiction (sci-fi) still very much in its infancy in comparison to other genres like that of cyberpunk or steampunk. The genre is similar to ...

narrative

Literature; Genre

A narrative (or story) is any account of connected events, presented to a reader or listener in a sequence of written or spoken words, or in a sequence of (moving) pictures. Narratives can be ...

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