What is genre fiction?

Genre Fiction

Genre fiction, also known as popular fiction, is fictional works (novels, short stories) written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre in order to appeal to readers and fans already familiar with that genre.

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Soviet Science Fiction - Late 19th - Early 20th Century - Genre Fiction
... Entertainment fiction adopts scientistic themes ... Spaceflight remained a central science fiction topic since the 1890s in In the Ocean of Stars (1892) by Anany Lyakide, In the Moon (1893) and Dreams of Earth and Skies (1895) by Konstantin ... Russian audience grew interested in horror fiction ...
Genre Fiction - List of Genres - Inspirational
... Inspirational fiction is a term that refers to fictional works with religious themes and aimed at a (typically) Christian audience ...
Formula Fiction
... In popular culture, formula fiction is literature in which the storylines and plots have been reused to the extent that the narratives are predictable ... It is similar to genre fiction, which identifies a number of specific settings that are frequently reused ... The label of formula fiction is used in literary criticism as a mild pejorative to imply lack of originality ...
20th Century In Literature - Interwar Period
... in Hindi as Seva-sadan) Genre fiction Dope by Sax Rohmer - inspired by the true story of Limehouse dope-dealer Brilliant Chang Dope Darling by Leda Burke (David Garnett) (England ... Lawrence - short stories Genre fiction The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (England) Plays Juno and the Paycock by Sean O'Casey The Vortex by Noël Coward (England ... Gertrude Stein Heart of a Dog by Mikhail Bulgakov (Russia) Genre fiction Beau Geste by P ...
Naver Comics
... Most significantly, it offers comic book, genre fiction, and free webtoons ... Users must pay publishers to use their comic book and genre fiction contents ... Comic books and genre fiction are provided by choosing either a flat rate plan or a meter rate plan ...

Famous quotes containing the words fiction and/or genre:

    ... fiction never exceeds the reach of the writer’s courage.
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949)

    We ignore thriller writers at our peril. Their genre is the political condition. They massage our dreams and magnify our nightmares. If it is true that we always need enemies, then we will always need writers of fiction to encode our fears and fantasies.
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