LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS
MONTHLY LIST 15 (March 2, 2015)


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GENRE/FORM TERMS
 
155
Abecedariuses    [gp2014026211]
(C)
455
UF Abecedarian acrostics
 
455
UF Abecedarian poetry
 
455
UF Abecedarii
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which each line or stanza begins with a successive letter of the alphabet.
 
 
155
Acrostics (Poetry)    [gp2014026214]
(C)
455
UF Acrostic poetry
 
555
BT Visual poetry
 
680
This term is used as a genre/form heading for poetry in which particular letters can be read vertically to reveal a hidden message.
 
 
155
Acting editions    [gp2014026215]
(C)
455
UF Acting versions
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays with full stage directions that are intended for personnel directly involved in a theatrical production.
 
 
155
Action and adventure comics    [gp2014026216]
(C)
455
UF Action-adventure comics
 
455
UF Action comics
 
455
UF Adventure comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Action and adventure fiction    [gp2014026217]
(C)
455
UF Action fiction
 
455
UF Adventure fiction
 
455
UF Swashbuckler fiction
 
455
UF Swashbucklers (Fiction)
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Allegories    [gp2014026218]
(C)
455
UF Allegorical literature
 
555
BT Literature
 
555
RT Parables
 
 
155
Alphabet rhymes    [gp2014026219]
(C)
455
UF Rhyming alphabets
 
555
BT Nursery rhymes
 
 
155
Alternative histories (Fiction)    [gp2014026220]
(C)
455
UF Allohistories (Fiction)
 
455
UF Alternate histories (Fiction)
 
455
UF Alternative realities (Fiction)
 
455
UF Histories, Alternative (Fiction)
 
455
UF Uchronias
 
455
UF Uchronies
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
681
Note under Counterfactual histories
 
 
155
Anacreontic poetry    [gp2014026221]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for light and cheerful poems written in the style of the Greek poet Anacreon and characterized by an erotic, amorous, or Bacchanalian spirit.
 
 
155
Antimasques    [gp2014026222]
(C)
455
UF Ante-masques
 
455
UF Antemasques
 
455
UF Anti-masques
 
555
BT Farces
 
555
RT Masques
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for farcical scenes presented as burlesque preludes or interludes to masques.
 
 
155
Antinovels    [gp2014026223]
(C)
455
UF Anti-novels
 
455
UF Nouveaux romans
 
555
BT Experimental fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that avoids elements such as plot, dialogue, and character, and focuses instead on sheer perception.
 
 
155
Apocalyptic comics    [gp2014026224]
(C)
455
UF Doomsday comics
 
455
UF End-of-the-world comics
 
455
UF Post-apocalyptic comics
 
455
UF Post-apocalyptic science fiction comics
 
455
UF Postapocalyptic comics
 
455
UF Postapocalyptic science fiction comics
 
555
BT Science fiction comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event. Comics set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc., are entered under Dystopian comics.
 
681
Note under Dystopian comics
 
 
155
Apocalyptic drama    [gp2014026225]
(C)
455
UF Doomsday drama
 
455
UF End-of-the-world drama
 
455
UF Post-apocalyptic drama
 
455
UF Post-apocalyptic science fiction drama
 
455
UF Postapocalyptic drama
 
455
UF Postapocalyptic science fiction drama
 
555
BT Science fiction plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event. Plays set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc., are entered under Dystopian plays.
 
681
Note under Dystopian plays
 
 
155
Apocalyptic fiction    [gp2014026226]
(C)
455
UF Doomsday fiction
 
455
UF End-of-the-world fiction
 
455
UF Post-apocalyptic fiction
 
455
UF Post-disaster fiction
 
455
UF Post-holocaust fiction
 
455
UF Postapocalyptic fiction
 
555
BT Science fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event. Fiction set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc., is entered under Dystopian fiction.
 
681
Note under Dystopian fiction
 
 
155
Arthurian romances    [gp2014026227]
(C)
455
UF Matter of Britain (Arthurian romances)
 
555
BT Romances
 
 
155
Autobiographical comics    [gp2014026229]
(C)
455
UF Autobiographic comics
 
555
BT Autobiographies
 
555
BT Biographical comics
 
 
155
Autobiographical drama    [gp2014026230]
(C)
555
BT Autobiographies
 
555
BT Biographical drama
 
 
155
Autobiographical fiction    [gp2014026231]
(C)
455
UF Autobiographic fiction
 
455
UF Autofiction
 
455
UF Semi-autobiographical fiction
 
455
UF Semiautobiographical fiction
 
555
BT Biographical fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that is based on events in the author's life but employs fictional characters intermixed with fictional events. Works that present themselves as autobiographies but whose narrators and events are fictional are entered under Fictional autobiographies.
 
681
Note under Fictional autobiographies
 
 
155
Autobiographical poetry    [gp2014026232]
(C)
455
UF Autobiographic poetry
 
555
BT Autobiographies
 
555
BT Biographical poetry
 
 
155
Autos sacramentales    [gp2014026233]
(C)
555
BT Allegories
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 16th-18th century Spanish allegorical religious plays performed on the feast of Corpus Christi.
 
 
155
Azharot    [gp2014026234]
(C)
555
BT Liturgical poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Hebrew liturgical poems on the 613 commandments.
 
 
155
Ballades (Poetry)    [gp2014026235]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Old French poems consisting of three stanzas, followed by a four-line envoy.
 
 
155
Bathetic poetry    [gp2014026236]
(C)
455
UF Bad poetry (Bathetic poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for overtly sentimental or ludicrous poems that exhibit insincere pathos, triteness, or banality.
 
 
155
Bawdy plays    [gp2014026237]
(C)
455
UF Bawdy drama
 
455
UF Sex comedies (Drama)
 
455
UF Sex comedy plays
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
555
RT Erotic drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comedic plays that are sexually indecent, coarse, or lewd.
 
 
155
Bawdy poetry    [gp2014026238]
(C)
455
UF Ribald poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
555
RT Erotic poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that are sexually indecent, coarse, or lewd.
 
 
155
Bestiaries    [gp2014026239]
(C)
555
BT Allegories
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for collections of medieval allegories featuring animals that were intended to teach Christian morals.
 
 
155
Bible fiction    [gp2014026240]
(C)
455
UF Biblical fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for imaginative fiction in which characters and settings are taken from the Bible. Paraphrases of Biblical texts in story form are entered under Bible stories.
 
681
Note under Bible stories
 
 
155
Bible plays    [gp2014026241]
(C)
455
UF Bible drama
 
455
UF Biblical drama
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays depicting characters, events, etc., from the Bible.
 
 
155
Bible stories    [gp2014026242]
(C)
455
UF Biblical stories
 
455
UF New Testament stories
 
455
UF Old Testament stories
 
455
UF Stories, Bible
 
455
UF Stories, Biblical
 
455
UF Stories, New Testament
 
455
UF Stories, Old Testament
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Biblical texts in story form. Imaginative fiction in which characters and settings are taken from the Bible is entered under Bible fiction.
 
681
Note under Bible fiction
 
 
155
Bildungsromans    [gp2014026243]
(C)
455
UF Apprenticeship novels
 
455
UF Bildungsromane
 
455
UF Coming-of-age fiction
 
455
UF Entwicklungsromane
 
455
UF Entwicklungsromans
 
455
UF Erziehungsromane
 
455
UF Erziehungsromans
 
455
UF Initiation stories
 
455
UF Künstlerromane
 
455
UF Künstlerromans
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction depicting the development of a character from youth to adulthood.
 
 
155
Biographical comics    [gp2014026244]
(C)
455
UF Biographic comics
 
555
BT Biographies
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Biographical drama    [gp2014026245]
(C)
455
UF Biographic drama
 
555
BT Biographies
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that depict the lives of real people interspersed with fictional characters and events. Plays in which real persons, places, or events are depicted under invented names are entered under Drames à clef.
 
681
Note under Drames à clef
 
 
155
Biographical fiction    [gp2014026246]
(C)
455
UF Biographic fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
681
Note under Romans à clef
 
 
155
Biographical poetry    [gp2014026247]
(C)
455
UF Biographic poetry
 
555
BT Biographies
 
555
BT Poetry
 
 
155
Black humor    [gp2014026248]
(C)
455
UF Black comedies
 
455
UF Dark comedies
 
455
UF Dark humor
 
455
UF Gallows humor
 
455
UF Comedies, Black
 
455
UF Comedies, Dark
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for literary works that derive humor from suffering or the absurdity of existence in a bitter, ironic, morbid, or grimly satiric way.
 
 
155
Blank verse    [gp2014026249]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems having regular meter but no rhyme.
 
 
155
Blues poetry    [gp2014026250]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry stemming from the musical tradition of the blues that generally portray struggle, despair, helplessness and loss.
 
 
155
Book of Mormon plays    [gp2014026251]
(C)
455
UF Book of Mormon drama
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays depicting characters, events, etc., from the Book of Mormon.
 
 
155
Book of Mormon stories    [gp2014026252]
(C)
455
UF Mormon stories, Book of
 
455
UF Stories, Book of Mormon
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Book of Mormon texts in story form.
 
 
155
Bop (Poetry)    [gp2014026253]
(C)
455
UF The bop (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in three stanzas that present, describe, and solve a problem.
 
 
155
Burlesques (Literature)    [gp2014026254]
(C)
555
BT Parodies (Literature)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for parodies that ridicule serious literary or musical works by either treating their solemn subjects in an undignified style or applying their elevated style to a trivial subject.
 
 
155
Calaveras    [gp2014026255]
(C)
455
UF Calavera poetry
 
455
UF Day of the Dead broadside poems
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
555
BT Occasional verse
 
 
155
Cell phone novels    [gp2014026256]
(C)
455
UF Cellphone novels
 
455
UF Cellular telephone novels
 
455
UF Mobile phone novels
 
455
UF SMS novels
 
455
UF Text messaging novels
 
555
BT Novels
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for novels meant to be read via text message on mobile phones.
 
 
155
Centos    [gp2014026257]
(C)
455
UF Cento poetry
 
455
UF Collage poetry
 
455
UF Mosaic poetry
 
455
UF Patchwork poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of passages from poems by one or more other authors. Poems consisting of words or text taken from various sources and reframed as poetry are entered under Found poetry.
 
681
Note under Found poetry
 
 
155
Chansons de geste    [gp2014026258]
(C)
555
BT Epic poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Old French poems that describe the exploits of historical or legendary heroes, most often Charlemagne and his knights.
 
 
155
Choose-your-own stories    [gp2014026259]
(C)
455
UF Branching-path books
 
455
UF Choose-your-own adventure books
 
455
UF Choose-your-own fiction
 
455
UF Gamebooks (Choose-your-own stories)
 
455
UF Interactive fiction (Choose-your-own stories)
 
455
UF Making-choices stories
 
455
UF Multiple plot stories
 
455
UF Plot-your-own stories
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
 
155
Cinquains    [gp2014026260]
(C)
455
UF Quintains (Poetry)
 
455
UF Quintets (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed in five lines that often have a fixed number of syllables per line.
 
 
155
Clerihews    [gp2014026261]
(C)
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for humorous poems that usually consist of two unmatched rhyming couplets about a person, whose name generally serves as one of the rhymes.
 
 
155
Comedies of humours    [gp2014026262]
(C)
455
UF Comedies of humors
 
455
UF Humors, Comedies of
 
455
UF Humours, Comedies of
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 16th and 17th century English comedies featuring characters whose conduct is controlled by one overriding trait.
 
 
155
Comedies of manners    [gp2014026263]
(C)
455
UF Manners, Comedies of
 
455
UF Restoration comedies
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comedies set among the sophisticated upper classes, in which the characters' machinations are veiled by their elegant manners and repartee.
 
 
155
Comedy plays    [gp2014026264]
(C)
455
UF Comedic drama
 
455
UF Comedic plays
 
455
UF Comedies (Drama)
 
455
UF Comedy drama
 
455
UF Comic drama
 
455
UF Comic plays
 
455
UF Comedy drama
 
455
UF Humorous drama
 
455
UF Humorous plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Comics (Graphic works)    [gp2014026266]
(C)
455
UF Art, Sequential
 
455
UF Comic books, strips, etc.
 
455
UF Comic magazines
 
455
UF Comic papers
 
455
UF Comic strips
 
455
UF Comicbooks
 
455
UF Comix
 
455
UF Funnies (Comics)
 
455
UF Magazines, Comic
 
455
UF Papers, Comic
 
455
UF Sequential art
 
455
UF Serial picture books
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell the story.
 
 
155
Commedia dell'arte    [gp2014026267]
(C)
455
UF Arte, Commedia dell'
 
455
UF Commedia a soggetto
 
455
UF Commedia all'improviso
 
455
UF Commedia all'italiana
 
455
UF Commedia dei maschere
 
455
UF Commedia dei zanni
 
455
UF Italiana, Commedia all'
 
455
UF Maschere, Commedia dei
 
455
UF Soggetto, Commedia a
 
455
UF Zanni, Commedia dei
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for scenarios, scripts, and lazzi of comedies popular in the 16th-18th centuries that were improvised by professional actors within a conventional framework of masked stock characters and rehearsed comic routines.
 
 
155
Commendatory poetry    [gp2014026268]
(C)
555
BT Occasional verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that generally appear in the preliminaries of books and praise the author and/or the work.
 
 
155
Computer poetry    [gp2014026269]
(C)
455
UF Computational poetry
 
455
UF Interactive poetry
 
455
UF Virtual poetry
 
555
BT Experimental poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems generated or manipulated by computer algorithm and arranged as a sequence of words, signs, or symbols.
 
 
155
Confessional fiction    [gp2014026271]
(C)
455
UF Confession fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which the main character makes a first-person confession to crimes, transgressions, or sins.
 
 
155
Confessional poetry    [gp2014026272]
(C)
555
BT Autobiographical poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that frankly reveal private and intimate aspects of the poet's life.
 
 
155
Counterfactual histories    [gp2014026072]
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for nonfiction that presents alternative outcomes of historical events and subsequent changes in history. DELETE FIELD
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for nonfiction that presents alternative outcomes of historical events and subsequent changes in history. Fiction in which the plot or setting assumes an alternative outcome of an historical event is entered under Alternative histories (Fiction). ADD FIELD
 
681
Note under Alternative histories (Fiction) ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Counting-out rhymes    [gp2014026273]
(C)
455
UF Counting-out poetry
 
455
UF Counting rhymes
 
455
UF Number rhymes
 
555
BT Nursery rhymes
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for rhymes that are traditionally used to eliminate a player in a child's game.
 
 
155
Cumulative rhymes    [gp2014026212]
(C)
455
UF Accumulative rhymes
 
555
BT Nursery rhymes
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for nursery rhymes in which phrases are repeated and built up as the verse progresses.
 
 
155
Cumulative tales    [gp2014026213]
(C)
455
UF Accumulative tales
 
455
UF Chain tales
 
455
UF Clock stories
 
455
UF Stories, Clock
 
555
BT Folk tales
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for tales in which the action or dialogue is repeated and built up as the tale progresses.
 
 
155
Cut-ups (Literature)    [gp2014026274]
(C)
455
UF Cutups (Literature)
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for literary texts composed by the cutting up and rearranging of an existing text.
 
 
155
Cyberpunk fiction    [gp2014026275]
(C)
455
UF Cyberprep fiction
 
455
UF Cyberpunk science fiction
 
455
UF Post-cyberpunk fiction
 
455
UF Postcyberpunk fiction
 
555
BT Science fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for science fiction that depicts the relationship between human beings and the rapid advancement and omnipresence of technology, which leads to a radical change in the social order.
 
 
155
Debate poetry    [gp2014026276]
(C)
455
UF Debates, Verse
 
455
UF Débats
 
455
UF Jeux-partis
 
455
UF Poetic contests
 
455
UF Streitgedichte
 
455
UF Verse debates
 
555
BT Allegories
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that feature a debate that is referred to a judge.
 
 
155
Descorts    [gp2014026278]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of multiple stanzas that differ from one another in verse form or language.
 
 
155
Detective and mystery comics    [gp2014026279]
(C)
455
UF Crime comics
 
455
UF Detective comics
 
455
UF Mystery and detective comics
 
455
UF Police comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Detective and mystery fiction    [gp2014026280]
(C)
455
UF Crime fiction
 
455
UF Detective fiction
 
455
UF Murder mysteries
 
455
UF Mystery and detective fiction
 
455
UF Private eye fiction
 
455
UF Whodunits
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Detective and mystery plays    [gp2014026281]
(C)
455
UF Detective and mystery drama
 
455
UF Detective plays
 
455
UF Mystery and detective plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Dialect drama    [gp2014026282]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that incorporate the speech patterns of a particular region or social group.
 
 
155
Dialect fiction    [gp2014026283]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works of fiction that incorporate the speech patterns of a particular region or social group.
 
 
155
Dialect poetry    [gp2014026284]
(C)
455
UF Dialect poems
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that incorporate the speech patterns of a particular region or social group.
 
 
155
Dialogues (Literature)    [gp2014026285]
(C)
455
UF Dialogs (Literature)
 
455
UF Duologues
 
555
BT Literature
 
 
155
Diary fiction    [gp2014026286]
(C)
455
UF Diaries, Fictional
 
455
UF Fictional diaries
 
455
UF Fictional journals
 
455
UF Journal novels
 
455
UF Journals, Fictional
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
681
Note under Epistolary fiction
 
 
155
Didactic drama    [gp2014026287]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that are intended to be instructional.
 
 
155
Didactic fiction    [gp2014026288]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that is intended to be instructional.
 
 
155
Didactic poetry    [gp2014026289]
(C)
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that are intended to be instructional.
 
 
155
Doctrine and Covenants stories    [gp2014026291]
(C)
455
UF Stories, Doctrine and Covenants
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Doctrine and Covenants texts in story form.
 
 
155
Documentary comics    [gp2014026292]
(C)
555
BT Nonfiction comics
 
 
155
Doggerel    [gp2014026293]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for irregularly fashioned poems that are often of a humorous or burlesque nature.
 
 
155
Domestic drama    [gp2014026294]
(C)
455
UF Bourgeois drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays depicting the problems of the middle and lower classes, particularly within the family and home.
 
 
155
Domestic fiction    [gp2014026295]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works of fiction that features home and family life.
 
 
155
Double dactyls    [gp2014026296]
(C)
455
UF Dactyls, Double
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for light verse that consists of two quatrains with two dactyls each.
 
 
155
Drama    [gp2014026297]
(C)
455
UF Dramas
 
455
UF Plays
 
455
UF Playscripts
 
455
UF Scripts, Stage
 
455
UF Stage plays
 
455
UF Stage scripts
 
455
UF Theatrical works
 
555
BT Literature
 
 
155
Dramatic monologues (Poetry)    [gp2014026298]
(C)
455
UF Dramatic lyrics
 
455
UF Monologues, Dramatic (Poetry)
 
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which a character other than the poet addresses a silent audience, thus unwittingly revealing the character's own nature.
 
 
155
Drames à clef    [gp2014026299]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays in which real persons, places, or events are depicted under invented names. Plays that depict the lives of real people interspersed with fictional characters and events are entered under Biographical drama.
 
681
Note under Biographical drama
 
 
155
Drolls    [gp2014026300]
(C)
455
UF Droll humors
 
455
UF Droll-humours
 
455
UF Drolleries
 
555
BT Comedy sketches
 
555
BT Farces
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short farces and comic scenes adapted from other plays as a substitute for full-length or serious plays that were not permitted by the government during England's Commonwealth period.
 
 
155
Dystopian comics    [gp2014026301]
(C)
455
UF Anti-utopian comics
 
455
UF Antiutopian comics
 
455
UF Cacotopian comics
 
455
UF Counter-utopian comics
 
455
UF Counterutopian comics
 
455
UF Dystopia comics
 
455
UF Dystopian science fiction comics
 
455
UF Dystopic comics
 
455
UF Dystopic science fiction comics
 
455
UF Negative utopian comics
 
555
BT Science fiction comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc. Comics set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event are entered under Apocalyptic comics.
 
681
Noted under Apocalyptic comics
 
 
155
Dystopian fiction    [gp2014026302]
(C)
455
UF Anti-utopian fiction
 
455
UF Antiutopian fiction
 
455
UF Cacotopian fiction
 
455
UF Counter-utopian fiction
 
455
UF Counterutopian fiction
 
455
UF Dystopian science fiction
 
455
UF Dystopic fiction
 
455
UF Negative utopian fiction
 
555
BT Science fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc. Fiction set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, alien invasion, pandemic, environmental collapse), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event, is entered under Apocalyptic fiction.
 
681
Note under Apocalyptic fiction
 
 
155
Dystopian plays    [gp2014026303]
(C)
455
UF Anti-utopian drama
 
455
UF Antiutopian drama
 
455
UF Cacotopian drama
 
455
UF Counter-utopian drama
 
455
UF Counterutopian drama
 
455
UF Dystopian drama
 
455
UF Dystopian science fiction drama
 
455
UF Dystopic drama
 
455
UF Negative utopian drama
 
555
BT Science fiction plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc. Plays set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event, are entered under Apocalyptic drama.
 
681
Note under Apocalyptic drama
 
 
155
Echo verse    [gp2014026304]
(C)
455
UF Echo poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which the last syllable of one line is repeated in the next line with a different meaning.
 
 
155
Educational comics    [gp2014026305]
(C)
455
UF Informational comics
 
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
555
BT Nonfiction comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that are intended to impart knowledge and information, including those for classroom use. Comics that use a structured format to teach or train the reader are entered under Instructional comics.
 
681
Note under Instructional comics
 
 
155
Ekphrastic poetry    [gp2014026306]
(C)
455
UF Ecphrases (Poetry)
 
455
UF Ekphrases (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that describes or meditates on works of visual art.
 
 
155
Elegies    [gp2014026307]
(C)
455
UF Elegiac poetry
 
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for serious, formal lyric poems that reflect on a solemn subject, generally someone's death. Non-narrative poems that express a deep regret or sorrow for the loss of a person or position are entered under Laments.
 
681
Note under Laments
 
 
155
Englyns    [gp2014026308]
(C)
455
UF Englynion
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short Welsh poems generally written in quatrains or tercets with complex rules governing alliteration and rhyme.
 
 
155
Epic fiction    [gp2014026309]
(C)
455
UF Epics (Fiction)
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
 
155
Epic poetry    [gp2014026310]
(C)
455
UF Epics (Poetry)
 
455
UF Heroic poetry
 
455
UF Bîlinî
 
455
UF Byliny
 
455
UF Stariny
 
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for lengthy poems narrating heroic deeds and events.
 
 
155
Epigrams    [gp2014026312]
(C)
555
BT Sayings
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short, witty statements.
 
 
155
Episodic plays    [gp2014026313]
(C)
455
UF Episodic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that consist of episodes that are each more or less self-contained but together follow a common theme.
 
 
155
Epistolary fiction    [gp2014026314]
(C)
455
UF Novels in letters
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
681
Note under Diary fiction
 
 
155
Epistolary poetry    [gp2014026315]
(C)
455
UF Horatian epistles
 
455
UF Verse epistles
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in the form of a letter.
 
 
155
Epitaphs    [gp2014026316]
(C)
555
BT Commemorative works
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for inscriptions commemorating the dead that are etched on tombstones and graves.
 
 
155
Epithalamia    [gp2014026317]
(C)
455
UF Epithalamic poetry
 
455
UF Epithalamies
 
455
UF Epithalamions
 
455
UF Epithalamiums
 
455
UF Nuptial poetry
 
455
UF Wedding poetry
 
555
BT Occasional verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems written on the occasion of a wedding.
 
 
155
Erotic comics    [gp2014026318]
(C)
455
UF Adult comics (Erotic comics)
 
455
UF Ecchi comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
555
RT Pornographic comics
 
 
155
Erotic drama    [gp2014026319]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
555
RT Bawdy plays
 
 
155
Erotic fiction    [gp2014026320]
(C)
455
UF Adult fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Erotic poetry    [gp2014026321]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
555
RT Bawdy poetry
 
 
155
Evangelism plays    [gp2014026322]
(C)
455
UF Evangelical drama
 
455
UF Evangelism drama
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that preach or espouse religious beliefs with the objective of conversion, generally to Christianity.
 
 
155
Exempla    [gp2014026323]
(C)
455
UF Exemplums
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short narratives intended to illustrate a moral point and that are generally found within a sermon or other didactic work.
 
 
155
Experimental drama    [gp2014026324]
(C)
455
UF Avant-garde drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that emphasize innovative or unconventional technique.
 
 
155
Experimental fiction    [gp2014026325]
(C)
455
UF Avant-garde fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that emphasizes innovative or unconventional technique.
 
 
155
Experimental poetry    [gp2014026326]
(C)
455
UF Avant-garde poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that emphasize innovative or unconventional technique.
 
 
155
Fables    [gp2014026327]
(C)
455
UF Cautionary tales
 
455
UF Moral and philosophical stories
 
455
UF Morality tales
 
455
UF Philosophical and moral tales
 
555
BT Exempla
 
555
BT Folk tales
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for stories intended to teach moral lessons, and whose main characters are generally animals or inanimate objects that speak and act like human beings.
 
 
155
Fabliaux    [gp2014026328]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for bawdily humorous medieval tales that were generally written in eight-syllable verse.
 
 
155
Fairy tales    [gp2014026329]
(C)
455
UF Fairy stories
 
455
UF Fairytales
 
455
UF Magic tales
 
455
UF Märchen
 
455
UF Stories, Fairy
 
455
UF Wonder tales
 
555
BT Folk tales
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short simple folk narratives that are usually intended for children and feature fantastic forces and magical beings.
 
 
155
Fan fiction    [gp2014026330]
(C)
455
UF Fanfic
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that incorporates characters and/or settings of books, television programs, etc., of which the authors are fans.
 
 
155
Fantasy comics    [gp2014026331]
(C)
455
UF Fantastic comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
 
 
155
Fantasy drama    [gp2014026332]
(C)
455
UF Fantastic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
 
 
155
Fantasy fiction    [gp2014026333]
(C)
455
UF Fantastic fiction
 
455
UF Heroic fantasy fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
 
 
155
Fantasy poetry    [gp2014026334]
(C)
455
UF Fantastic poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
 
 
155
Farces    [gp2014026335]
(C)
455
UF Farcical drama
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comedy plays characterized by improbable situations, physical antics, fast-moving action, and stock characters.
 
 
155
Fastnachtsspiele    [gp2014026336]
(C)
455
UF Carnival plays
 
455
UF Fastnachtspiele
 
455
UF Shrove Tuesday plays
 
455
UF Shrovetide plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for amateur one-act plays that were usually performed at Shrove Tuesday festivals in 15th-16th century Germany.
 
 
155
Fatras    [gp2014026337]
(C)
455
UF Fatrasies
 
455
UF Fratrasies
 
455
UF Resveries
 
555
BT Nonsense verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval French nonsense verse composed in one or more stanzas of eleven lines.
 
 
155
Fiction    [gp2014026339]
(C)
455
UF Stories
 
455
UF Tales
 
555
BT Literature
 
 
155
Fictional autobiographies    [gp2014026340]
(C)
455
UF Autobiographies, Fictional
 
455
UF Autofiction
 
455
UF Memoir-novels
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works that present themselves as autobiographies but whose narrators and events are fictional. Fiction that is based on events in the author's life, but employs fictional characters intermixed with fictional events, is entered under Autobiographical fiction.
 
681
Note under Autobiographical fiction
 
 
155
Folk drama    [gp2014026341]
(C)
455
UF Folk plays
 
455
UF Folkdrama
 
455
UF Folkplays
 
555
BT Drama
 
555
BT Folk literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for amateur dramas based on folk traditions and local history.
 
 
155
Folk literature    [gp2014026342]
(C)
455
UF Oral literature
 
455
UF Traditional literature
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works based on oral traditions.
 
 
155
Folk poetry    [gp2014026343]
(C)
455
UF Oral traditional poetry
 
455
UF Traditional poetry, Oral
 
555
BT Folk literature
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that are composed and transmitted via oral tradition.
 
 
155
Folk tales    [gp2014026344]
(C)
455
UF Folktales
 
455
UF Märchen
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
BT Folk literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short narratives of uncertain origin that are based on oral tradition.
 
 
155
Fotonovelas    [gp2014026345]
(C)
455
UF Novels, Photographic
 
455
UF Photo comic books
 
455
UF Photo novels
 
455
UF Photocomics
 
455
UF Photographic novels
 
455
UF Photonovelas
 
455
UF Photonovels
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for narratives consisting of photographs laid out in the style of a comic book.
 
 
155
Found poetry    [gp2014026346]
(C)
455
UF Collage poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of words or text taken from various sources and reframed as poetry. Poems consisting of passages from poems by one or more other authors are entered under Centos.
 
681
Note under Centos
 
 
155
Frame stories    [gp2014026347]
(C)
455
UF Frame narratives
 
455
UF Frame tales
 
455
UF Narratives, Frame
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
RT Novelle
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for stories that contain other stories.
 
 
155
Free verse    [gp2014026348]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems whose rhythms are based on the cadences of common speech instead of on conventional metrical patterns.
 
 
155
Fu    [gp2014026349]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese poems in which an object, feeling, or subject is described in exhaustive detail.
 
 
155
Gay erotic comics    [gp2014026350]
(C)
455
UF Homoerotic comics
 
555
BT Erotic comics
 
 
155
Gay erotic drama    [gp2014026351]
(C)
455
UF Homoerotic drama
 
555
BT Erotic drama
 
 
155
Gay erotic fiction    [gp2014026352]
(C)
455
UF Homoerotic fiction
 
555
BT Erotic fiction
 
 
155
Gay erotic poetry    [gp2014026353]
(C)
455
UF Homoerotic poetry
 
555
BT Erotic poetry
 
 
155
Gay pornographic comics    [gp2014026354]
(C)
455
UF Gay porn comics
 
555
BT Pornographic comics
 
 
155
Ghazals    [gp2014026355]
(C)
455
UF Ghazels
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems of at least five couplets that are linked by rhyme and/or repetition, in which the final couplet generally mentions the poet by name.
 
 
155
Ghost plays    [gp2014026356]
(C)
455
UF Ghost drama
 
455
UF Ghost stories (Drama)
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Ghost stories    [gp2014026357]
(C)
455
UF Ghost fiction
 
555
BT Paranormal fiction
 
 
155
Glosas    [gp2014026358]
(C)
455
UF Gloses
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems whose early lines, which are generally taken from a well-known poem, recur at the end of the poem or each stanza.
 
 
155
Gnomic poetry    [gp2014026359]
(C)
455
UF Gnomes (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
555
BT Sayings
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short poems expressing general truths.
 
 
155
Gothic fiction    [gp2014026360]
(C)
455
UF Gothic horror fiction
 
455
UF Gothic romances
 
455
UF Romances, Gothic
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
 
155
Gothic poetry    [gp2014026361]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that depict gloomy and antiquated settings, characters that are haunted by secrets and unresolved conflicts, psychological and physical terror, and elements of the supernatural.
 
 
155
Graphic novels    [gp2014026362]
(C)
455
UF Comic book novels
 
455
UF Graphic albums
 
455
UF Graphic novellas
 
455
UF Novellas, Graphic
 
455
UF Novels, Comic book
 
455
UF Novels, Graphic
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for book-length narratives of any genre that consist of sequential art, either by itself or in combination with text.
 
 
155
Grassroots comics    [gp2014026363]
(C)
455
UF Grass root comics
 
455
UF Grass roots comics
 
455
UF Grassroot comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics created by community activists or others that are intended to communicate a message and/or to encourage debate on an issue.
 
 
155
Graveyard poetry    [gp2014026364]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for melancholic poetry that meditates on mortality and immortality and is often set in graveyards.
 
 
155
Hadith stories    [gp2014026365]
(C)
455
UF Stories, Hadith
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Hadith texts in story form.
 
 
155
Haiku    [gp2014026366]
(C)
455
UF Haikus
 
455
UF Hokku
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for three-line unrhymed poems consisting of 17 syllables that express a single idea, image, or feeling that is generally related to nature. Three-line unrhymed humorous poems consisting of 17 syllables that generally satirize human nature or emotions are entered under Senryu.
 
681
Note under Senryu
 
 
155
Heroic drama    [gp2014026367]
(C)
555
BT Tragedies (Drama)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays depicting a noble hero typically caught in a conflict between love and honor, and distinguished by bombast, exotic settings, and lavish scenery.
 
 
155
Historical comics    [gp2014026368]
(C)
455
UF Historical fiction comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics set during a recognizable time period prior to the time in which they were written.
 
 
155
Historical drama    [gp2014026369]
(C)
455
UF Chronicle histories (Drama)
 
455
UF Docudramas (Literature)
 
455
UF Documentary drama (Literature)
 
455
UF Verbatim drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays set during a recognizable time period prior to the time in which they were written.
 
 
155
Historical fiction    [gp2014026370]
(C)
455
UF Historical romances
 
455
UF Romances, Historical
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
 
155
Historical poetry    [gp2014026371]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems set during a recognizable time period prior to the time in which they were written.
 
 
155
Horror comics    [gp2014026372]
(C)
455
UF Scary comics
 
455
UF Terror comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that are intended to shock or frighten by inducing feelings of revulsion, terror, or loathing.
 
 
155
Horror fiction    [gp2014026373]
(C)
455
UF Scary fiction
 
455
UF Terror fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
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.
 
 
155
Horror plays    [gp2014026374]
(C)
455
UF Horror drama
 
455
UF Scary drama
 
455
UF Terror drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that are intended to shock or frighten by inducing feelings of revulsion, terror, or loathing.
 
 
155
Horror poetry    [gp2014026375]
(C)
455
UF Scary poetry
 
455
UF Terror poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that are intended to shock or frighten by inducing feelings of revulsion, terror, or loathing.
 
 
155
Humorous comics    [gp2014026376]
(C)
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
555
BT Humor
 
 
155
Humorous fiction    [gp2014026377]
(C)
455
UF Comedy fiction
 
455
UF Comic fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
BT Humor
 
 
155
Humorous monologues    [gp2014026378]
(C)
455
UF Comedy monologues
 
455
UF Comedy recitations
 
455
UF Comic monologues
 
455
UF Comic recitations
 
455
UF Humorous recitations
 
455
UF Recitations, Comedy
 
455
UF Recitations, Comic
 
555
BT Humor
 
555
BT Monologues
 
 
155
Humorous poetry    [gp2014026379]
(C)
455
UF Comic poetry
 
455
UF Light verse
 
555
BT Humor
 
555
BT Poetry
 
 
155
Hyangga    [gp2014026380]
(C)
455
UF Saenaennorae
 
455
UF Sanoega
 
455
UF Sinoega
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed of four, eight or ten lines written in Korean using Chinese characters during the 10th-14th centuries.
 
 
155
Hypertext fiction    [gp2014026381]
(C)
455
UF Digital fiction (Hypertext fiction)
 
455
UF Electronic fiction (Hypertext fiction)
 
455
UF Interactive fiction (Hypertext fiction)
 
455
UF Network fiction (Hypertext fiction)
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that relies on hypertext links to allow the reader to create the work's structure interactively.
 
 
155
Hypertext poetry    [gp2014026382]
(C)
455
UF Digital poetry (Hypertext poetry)
 
455
UF E-poetry (Hypertext poetry)
 
455
UF Electronic poetry (Hypertext poetry)
 
455
UF Hypermedia poetry
 
455
UF Hypertextual poetry
 
455
UF New media poetry (Hypertext poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed for the computer screen that may often combine words with sounds, visual images, movement, or other visual effects.
 
 
155
Iambic poetry    [gp2014026383]
(C)
455
UF Iambics
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that consist of alternating stressed and unstressed syllables.
 
 
155
Imagist poetry    [gp2014026384]
(C)
455
UF Imagism poetry
 
455
UF Physical poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems aimed at clarity of expression through the use of precise visual images.
 
 
155
Instructional comics    [gp2014026385]
(C)
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
555
BT Nonfiction comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that use a structured format to teach or train the reader. Comics that are intended to impart knowledge and information, including those for classroom use, are entered under Educational comics.
 
681
Note under Educational comics
 
 
155
Interludes (Drama)    [gp2014026386]
(C)
455
UF Dramatic interludes
 
455
UF Entrameses
 
455
UF Entremeses
 
455
UF Entremets (Drama)
 
455
UF Intermèdes
 
455
UF Intermedi
 
455
UF Intermezzi
 
455
UF Intermezzos (Drama)
 
455
UF Momeries
 
455
UF Sainetes (Drama)
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for brief plays performed between the courses of a banquet or the acts of a longer play.
 
 
155
Irohauta    [gp2014026387]
(C)
455
UF Iroha
 
455
UF Iroha uta
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Japanese poems that contain each character of the Japanese syllabary exactly once.
 
 
155
Jack tales    [gp2014026388]
(C)
555
BT Folk tales
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for folk tales focused on the adventures of an unsophisticated but lucky and resourceful main character generally named Jack.
 
 
155
Jataka stories    [gp2014026389]
(C)
455
UF Birth stories, Buddhist
 
455
UF Buddhist birth stories
 
455
UF Jataka tales
 
455
UF Stories, Buddhist birth
 
455
UF Stories, Jataka
 
455
UF Tales, Jataka
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Jātaka texts in story form.
 
 
155
Jazz poetry    [gp2014026390]
(C)
455
UF Jazz-influenced poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that displays the rhythm and improvisational feel of jazz music.
 
 
155
Jitanjáforas    [gp2014026391]
(C)
555
BT Nonsense verse
 
555
BT Sound poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for sound poems in which words invented for their acoustic qualities may alternate with or imitate real ones.
 
 
155
Jue ju    [gp2014026392]
(C)
455
UF Jueju
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese poems that consist of four lines with five or seven syllables each and that often have suggestive or erotic themes.
 
 
155
Kabuki plays    [gp2014026393]
(C)
455
UF Kabuki drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for highly theatrical Japanese dance dramas that feature a non-realistic style and an episodic structure, in which the roles of both sexes are performed by men.
 
 
155
Kafas    [gp2014026394]
(C)
455
UF Kafays
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval Armenian lyric poems that were composed of single-rhymed stanzas of four lines.
 
 
155
Kāfīs    [gp2014026395]
(C)
455
UF Kāfī poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for classical Sufi poems that are often set to music and have heroic, romantic, spiritual, or mystical themes.
 
 
155
Kasa    [gp2014026396]
(C)
455
UF Gasa
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for lengthy Korean poems whose lines are each broken by pauses into two phrases which create a parallel structure.
 
 
155
Kyōgen plays    [gp2014026398]
(C)
455
UF Kyōgen drama
 
455
UF Nō kyōgen plays
 
455
UF Noh kyōgen plays
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
555
BT Interludes (Drama)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Japanese comic interludes presented between nō plays.
 
 
155
Kyōka    [gp2014026399]
(C)
455
UF Mad poetry (Kyōka)
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
555
RT Tanka
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for satirical poems written in the tanka form but parodying it with bawdy or vulgar content and wordplay.
 
 
155
Laments    [gp2014026400]
(C)
455
UF Complancha
 
455
UF Lamentations
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that express a deep regret or sorrow for the loss of a person or position. Serious, formal lyric poems that reflect on a solemn subject, generally someone's death, are entered under Elegies.
 
681
Note under Elegies
 
 
155
Language poetry    [gp2014026401]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for modern poems that are characterized by an attempt to unsettle the ordinary working language by systematically disrupting features such as syntax, referentiality and structural principles like argument and narrative.
 
 
155
Lays (Narrative poetry)    [gp2014026404]
(C)
455
UF Lais (Narrative poetry)
 
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short medieval French narrative poems that were often written in verses of eight syllables.
 
 
155
Legal drama (Literature)    [gp2014026405]
(C)
455
UF Court-related drama
 
455
UF Courtroom drama
 
455
UF Law drama (Literature)
 
455
UF Lawyer drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that feature the practice of law.
 
 
155
Legal fiction (Literature)    [gp2014026406]
(C)
455
UF Courtroom fiction
 
455
UF Law fiction (Literature)
 
455
UF Lawyer fiction
 
455
UF Legal thrillers (Fiction)
 
455
UF Trial fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features the practice of law.
 
 
155
Legends    [gp2014026407]
(C)
555
BT Folk literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for traditional narratives that are popularly regarded as historical and that generally feature famous or heroic people.
 
 
155
Lenong plays    [gp2014026408]
(C)
455
UF Lenong dedes drama
 
455
UF Lenong preman drama
 
455
UF Lenong drama
 
555
BT Folk drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for folk plays of the Betawi people of Jakarta, Indonesia.
 
 
155
Lesbian erotic fiction    [gp2014026409]
(C)
555
BT Gay erotic fiction
 
 
155
Lesbian erotic poetry    [gp2014026410]
(C)
555
BT Gay erotic poetry
 
 
155
Liederspiels    [gp2014026411]
(C)
455
UF Liederspiele
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for early 19th century dramas in which existing lyrics were set to new music and inserted into a play.
 
 
155
Literature    [gp2014026415]
(C)
455
UF Belles-lettres
 
455
UF Creative writing
 
455
UF Literary anthologies
 
455
UF Literary collections
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for collections of literary works that are composed of multiple genres and/or forms to which more specific headings such as Lyric poetry or Science fiction cannot be applied.
 
 
155
Liturgical poetry    [gp2014026416]
(C)
555
BT Religious poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems written for public worship.
 
 
155
Lyric poetry    [gp2014026422]
(C)
455
UF Lyrical poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
555
RT Songs
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for songlike poetry that is short, subjective, and personal in subject matter.
 
681
Note under Literature
 
 
155
Masques    [gp2014026428]
(C)
455
UF Masks (Drama)
 
555
BT Drama
 
555
RT Antimasques
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for the texts of 16th-17th century courtly entertainments that combined poetic drama, music, dance, song, lavish costume, and costly stage effects with a simple mythological or allegorical plot.
 
 
155
Monologues    [gp2014026440]
(C)
455
UF Monologs
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for extended speeches uttered by one speaker, either alone or to others.
 
 
155
Narrative poetry    [gp2014026448]
(C)
455
UF Idylls (Narrative poetry)
 
455
UF Idyls (Narrative poetry)
 
455
UF Poetic narratives
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that tell a story.
 
 
155
Nonfiction comics    [gp2014026453]
(C)
455
UF Graphic non-fiction
 
455
UF Graphic nonfiction
 
455
UF Non-fiction comics
 
455
UF Non-fictional comics
 
455
UF Nonfictional comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that are intended to be educational or informational or that present facts or true accounts.
 
 
155
Nonsense verse    [gp2014026455]
(C)
455
UF Amphigories
 
455
UF Nonsense poetry
 
455
UF Nonsense rhymes
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for highly rhythmic, humorous, light poetry in which sense is subordinated to sound.
 
 
155
Novellas    [gp2015026019]
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Novelle    [gp2014026456]
(C)
455
UF Nouvelles
 
455
UF Novellas (Renaissance form)
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
RT Frame stories
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short fictional narratives popular during the Renaissance that generally featured ordinary townspeople in realistic settings and were often gathered together in collections unified by a frame tale.
 
 
155
Novels    [gp2015026020]
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Novels in verse    [gp2014026457]
(C)
455
UF Verse novels
 
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
555
BT Novels
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for novel-length fictional narratives expressed in poetry. Short fictional works written in rhymed text are entered under Stories in rhyme.
 
681
Note under Stories in rhyme
 
 
155
Nursery rhymes    [gp2014026459]
(C)
455
UF Nursery poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
 
155
Occasional verse    [gp2014026460]
(C)
455
UF Occasional poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry written for a particular occasion.
 
 
155
Parables    [gp2014026467]
(C)
555
BT Exempla
 
555
RT Allegories
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short, simple stories that convey a moral lesson.
 
 
155
Paranormal fiction    [gp2014026469]
(C)
455
UF Occult fiction
 
455
UF Supernatural fiction
 
455
UF Supernaturalist fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features human characters that are often involved in the occult, witchcraft, spiritualism, psychic phenomena, vodou, etc., interacting with supernatural beings.
 
 
155
Parodies (Literature)    [gp2014026470]
(C)
455
UF Spoofs
 
455
UF Travesties (Parodies)
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for mocking imitations of a particular style, genre, or work.
 
 
155
Poetry    [gp2014026481]
(C)
455
UF Poems
 
455
UF Poetic literature
 
455
UF Rhymes (Poetry)
 
455
UF Rimes (Poetry)
 
455
UF Verse (Poetry)
 
455
UF Verses (Poetry)
 
555
BT Literature
 
 
155
Pornographic comics    [gp2014026485]
(C)
455
UF Adult comics (Pornographic comics)
 
455
UF Hentai (Comics)
 
455
UF Porn comics
 
455
UF Porno comics
 
455
UF X-rated comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
555
RT Erotic comics
 
 
155
Rappresentazioni sacre (Music)    [gp2014027038]
 
555
BT Religious drama ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Religious drama    [gp2014026501]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Religious poetry    [gp2014026503]
(C)
455
UF Sacred poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
 
155
Romance fiction    [gp2014026516]
(C)
455
UF Love stories
 
455
UF Romances (Love stories)
 
455
UF Romantic fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that primarily depicts romantic love. Medieval chivalric tales written in prose or poetry that depict an idealized code of civilized behavior that combines loyalty, honor, and courtly love are entered under Romances.
 
681
Note under Romances
 
 
155
Romances    [gp2014026517]
(C)
455
UF Chivalric romances
 
455
UF Courtly romances
 
455
UF Medieval romances
 
455
UF Romans courtois
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval chivalric tales written in prose or poetry that depict an idealized code of civilized behavior that combines loyalty, honor, and courtly love. Fiction that primarily depicts romantic love are entered under Romance fiction.
 
681
Note under Romance fiction
 
 
155
Romans à clef    [gp2014026518]
(C)
455
UF Key novels
 
455
UF Livres à clef
 
455
UF Schlüsselromane
 
455
UF Schlüsselromans
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which real persons, places, or events are depicted under invented names. Fiction that depicts the lives of real people is entered under Biographical fiction.
 
681
Note under Biographical fiction
 
 
155
Science fiction    [gp2014026529]
(C)
455
UF Sci-fi
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that depicts imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.
 
681
Note under Literature
 
 
155
Science fiction comics    [gp2014026530]
(C)
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that depict imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.
 
 
155
Science fiction plays    [gp2014026531]
(C)
455
UF Science fiction drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that depict imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.
 
 
155
Science fiction poetry    [gp2014026532]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that depicts imagined scientific or technological advances (e.g., time travel, artificial intelligence) and their impact on society.
 
 
155
Senryu    [gp2014026534]
(C)
455
UF Human haiku
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for three-line unrhymed humorous poems consisting of 17 syllables that generally satirize human nature or emotions. Three-line unrhymed poems consisting of 17 syllables that express a single idea, image, or feeling that is generally related to nature are entered under Haiku.
 
681
Note under Haiku
 
 
155
Short stories    [gp2014026542]
(C)
455
UF Short fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Skeltonic verse    [gp2014026546]
(C)
455
UF Skeltoniads
 
455
UF Skeltonics
 
455
UF Tumbling verse
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of short, irregular lines with parallelism, multiple rhymes, and abundant alliteration.
 
 
155
Sound poetry    [gp2014026550]
(C)
455
UF Phonetic poetry
 
455
UF Poesie sonore
 
455
UF Sonorist rhythms (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry meant to be performed that emphasizes sounds instead of the semantic meaning of the words themselves. Poetry that is meant to be performed and that is heavily stressed, metrically regular, and characterized by improvisation, free association, and word play is entered under Spoken word poetry.
 
681
Note under Spoken word poetry
 
 
155
Spoken word poetry    [gp2014026552]
(C)
455
UF Spoken word verse
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that is meant to be performed and that is heavily stressed, metrically regular, and characterized by improvisation, free association, and word play. Poetry meant to be performed that emphasizes sounds instead of the semantic meaning of the words themselves is entered under Sound poetry.
 
681
Note under Sound poetry
 
 
155
Stories in rhyme    [gp2014026559]
(C)
455
UF Rhymed stories
 
455
UF Rhyming stories
 
455
UF Stories in verse
 
455
UF Verse stories
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short fictional works written in rhymed text. Novel-length fictional narratives expressed in poetry are entered under Novels in verse.
 
681
Note under Novels in verse
 
 
155
Tanka    [gp2014026566]
(C)
455
UF Uta
 
455
UF Waka
 
555
BT Poetry
 
555
RT Kyōka
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of 31 syllables arranged in lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables.
 
 
155
Tragedies (Drama)    [gp2014026576]
(C)
455
UF Dramatic tragedies
 
455
UF Tragic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Visual poetry    [gp2014026588]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems whose full effect depends on the typographical or pictorial arrangement of text, images and/or symbols.
 
 
 
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