LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS
MONTHLY LIST 16 (September 14, 2015)


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GENRE/FORM TERMS
 
155
Atellanae    [gp2014026228]
(C)
455
UF Atellan fables
 
455
UF Atellan farces
 
455
UF Fables, Atellan
 
455
UF Fabulae Atellanae
 
555
BT Farces
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for farcical, bawdy pantomimes from Ancient Rome in which stock characters were represented by masks.
 
 
155
Comedy sketches    [gp2014026265]
(C)
455
UF Comedies, Sketch
 
455
UF Sketch comedies
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short comedic scenes or vignettes.
 
 
155
Commendatory poetry    [gp2014026268]
 
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. DELETE FIELD
 
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. Poems that praise a person, place, event, or thing are entered under Laudatory poetry. ADD FIELD
 
681
Note under Laudatory poetry ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Concrete poetry    [gp2014026270]
(C)
555
BT Experimental poetry
 
555
BT Visual poetry
 
555
RT Pattern poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which graphic effects created by typography replace the use of conventional verse forms, so that the typographical arrangement of text is integral to the experience and meaning of the work. Poems that are arranged to form a recognizable shape that generally illustrates the poem's theme are entered under Pattern poetry.
 
681
Note under Pattern poetry
 
 
155
Decimas    [gp2014026277]
(C)
455
UF Décimas espinelas
 
455
UF Espinelas
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Spanish poems consisting of ten lines of eight syllables.
 
 
155
Discussion plays    [gp2014026290]
(C)
455
UF Discussion drama
 
555
BT Problem plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays in which debate and discussion on social problems are more important than plot, action, or character.
 
 
155
Epicedia    [gp2014026311]
(C)
455
UF Epicedes
 
455
UF Epicediums
 
455
UF Funeral poetry
 
555
BT Occasional verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed for funerals.
 
 
155
Flash fiction    [gp2014026543]
(C)
455
UF Micro fiction
 
455
UF Microfiction
 
455
UF Short-short stories
 
455
UF Sudden fiction
 
455
UF Very short fiction
 
555
BT Short stories
 
 
155
Lanternes    [gp2014026402]
(C)
455
UF Lanterns (Poetry)
 
555
BT Visual poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of five unrhymed lines of one, two, three, four, and one syllables that form the shape of a Japanese lantern.
 
 
155
Laudatory poetry    [gp2014026403]
(C)
455
UF Encomia
 
455
UF Encomiums
 
455
UF Epinicia
 
455
UF Epinikions
 
455
UF Panegyrics
 
455
UF Praise poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that praise a person, place, event, or thing. Poems that generally appear in the preliminaries of books and praise the author and/or work are entered under Commendatory poetry.
 
681
Note under Commendatory poetry
 
 
155
Limericks    [gp2014026412]
(C)
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for humorous poems consisting of five lines with an aabba rhyme scheme, the third and fourth lines having two stresses and the others three.
 
 
155
Linked verse    [gp2014026413]
(C)
455
UF Linked poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry in which multiple authors take turns composing lines or stanzas.
 
 
155
Liras    [gp2014026414]
(C)
455
UF Estrofas de Fray Luis de León
 
455
UF Fray Luis de León estrofas
 
455
UF Liras de Fray Luis de León
 
455
UF Liras garcilasianas
 
455
UF Luis de León quintillas
 
455
UF Quintillas de Luis de León
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Spanish poems with five-line stanzas consisting of lines of seven and eleven syllables and the rhyme scheme ababb.
 
 
155
Living newspapers    [gp2014026417]
(C)
455
UF Newspapers, Living
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that dramatize current social and political issues, and are often intended as propoganda.
 
 
155
Loas    [gp2014026418]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short Spanish plays that are presented before longer plays in order to set the mood and capture the interest of the audience.
 
 
155
Love poetry    [gp2014026419]
(C)
455
UF Romance poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
 
155
Lü shi    [gp2014026420]
(C)
455
UF Lü shih
 
455
UF Lüshi
 
455
UF Lüshih
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese poems composed in the 7th-10th centuries that consist of eight lines of five, six, or seven syllables that display strict tonal patterns.
 
 
155
Macaronic verse    [gp2014026423]
(C)
455
UF Macaronic poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that mixes two or more languages.
 
 
155
Magic realist fiction    [gp2014026424]
(C)
455
UF Magic realism (Fiction)
 
455
UF Magical realism (Fiction)
 
455
UF Magical realist fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for modern fiction in which fantastic or mythical elements are included in a narrative that is otherwise realistic.
 
 
155
Maqāmāt    [gp2014026425]
(C)
455
UF Maḥberot
 
455
UF Maḳāmas
 
455
UF Maḳāmāt
 
455
UF Maḳamot
 
455
UF Maqamahs
 
455
UF Maqamas
 
455
UF Meḳamot
 
555
BT Prose poems
 
555
RT Picaresque fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval Arabic rhymed prose that was imitated in other semitic languages and Persian, and which generally featured picaresque themes.
 
 
155
Marsiyas    [gp2014026426]
(C)
455
UF Marsiyahs
 
455
UF Marsiyehs
 
555
BT Elegies
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Urdu elegies that generally honor the martyring of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Ḥusayn and his kinsmen in the 7th century Battle of Karbala.
 
 
155
Masnavis    [gp2014026427]
(C)
455
UF Athnayn athnayns
 
455
UF Masnawis
 
455
UF Mathnavis
 
455
UF Mathnawis
 
455
UF Mesnevis
 
455
UF Muthannas
 
455
UF Muzdawij
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Persian, Turkish, and Arabic poems written in rhyming couplets.
 
 
155
Medical drama    [gp2014026429]
(C)
455
UF Doctor drama
 
455
UF Hospital drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that feature medical personnel and the practice of medicine.
 
 
155
Medical fiction    [gp2014026430]
(C)
455
UF Doctor fiction
 
455
UF Hospital fiction
 
455
UF Medical novels
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features medical personnel and the practice of medicine.
 
 
155
Melic poetry    [gp2014026431]
(C)
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for classical Greek lyric poetry that was intended to be sung to a musical accompaniment.
 
 
155
Melodramas (Drama)    [gp2014026432]
(C)
455
UF Melodramatic plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that emphasize plot, action, and exaggerated emotion at the expense of characterization.
 
 
155
Memorates    [gp2014026433]
(C)
455
UF Bylichki
 
455
UF Byvalʹshchiny
 
455
UF Memorats
 
555
BT Literature
 
555
RT Personal narratives
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for first-person narratives that describe an encounter with a supernatural being or paranormal event.
 
 
155
Metadramas    [gp2014026434]
(C)
455
UF Drama about drama
 
455
UF Meta-drama
 
455
UF Meta-dramas
 
455
UF Meta-theater
 
455
UF Meta-theatre
 
455
UF Metadrama
 
455
UF Metadramatic plays
 
455
UF Metadramatic theater
 
455
UF Metatheater
 
455
UF Metatheatre
 
455
UF Metatheatrical drama
 
455
UF Plays within plays
 
455
UF Plays within the play
 
455
UF Self-reflexive drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for drama that self-consciously calls attention to its own fictional status as a theatrical pretence, often through the use of a play-within-a-play.
 
 
155
Missionary plays    [gp2014026436]
(C)
455
UF Missionary drama
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that promote the goals of religious missions.
 
 
155
Mock-heroic drama    [gp2014026437]
(C)
455
UF Mock-epic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
555
BT Satirical literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for drama that satirically treats a trivial subject in a grand style.
 
 
155
Mock-heroic poetry    [gp2014026438]
(C)
455
UF Mock-epic poetry
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
555
BT Satirical literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre-form heading for satirical poems that adapt the heroic style of epic poetry to trivial subject in a grand style.
 
 
155
Monodramas    [gp2014026439]
(C)
455
UF Mono-dramas
 
455
UF Monopolylogues
 
455
UF One-man plays
 
455
UF One-person plays
 
455
UF Solo plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Monostichs    [gp2014026441]
(C)
455
UF Monostiches
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of a single line.
 
 
155
Morality plays    [gp2014026442]
(C)
455
UF Morality drama
 
555
BT Allegories
 
555
BT Didactic drama
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for late medieval allegorical plays that teach moral lessons by depicting the battle between good and evil in the human soul.
 
 
155
Muʻāraḍāt    [gp2014026443]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Arabic and Persian poems that deliberately imitate the themes and versification of a famous poem.
 
 
155
Mummers' plays    [gp2014026444]
(C)
455
UF Guisers' plays
 
455
UF Johnny Jacks' plays
 
455
UF Jolly Boys' plays
 
455
UF Mummers' drama
 
455
UF Mumming plays
 
455
UF Pace-egging plays
 
455
UF Tipteerers' plays
 
555
BT Folk drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for English folk plays that usually have a central theme of death and resurrection.
 
 
155
Muwashshaḥāt    [gp2014026445]
(C)
455
UF Girdle poems
 
455
UF Muwashshahs
 
455
UF Tawāshīḥ
 
455
UF Tawshīḥ
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Arabic poems consisting of five to seven strophes that are each divided into two parts following differing rhyme patterns.
 
 
155
Mystery and miracle plays    [gp2014026446]
(C)
455
UF Bible-histories (Drama)
 
455
UF Miracle plays
 
455
UF Mysteries (Religious drama)
 
455
UF Mystery and miracle drama
 
455
UF Pageants (Mystery and miracle plays)
 
455
UF Rappresentazioni sacre
 
455
UF Sacre rappresentazioni
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval religious plays that present biblical stories or stories of miracles performed by saints.
 
 
155
Mythological plays    [gp2014026447]
(C)
455
UF Mythic drama
 
455
UF Mythic plays
 
455
UF Mythological drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays based on mythological themes.
 
 
155
Nautical drama    [gp2014026449]
(C)
455
UF Jack Tar melodramas
 
455
UF Nautical melodramas
 
455
UF Tar drama
 
455
UF Tar melodramas
 
555
BT Melodramas (Drama)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 18th and 19th century melodramas that featured a heroic British sailor confronting villains at sea or on land.
 
 
155
Nō plays    [gp2014026450]
(C)
455
UF Nō drama
 
455
UF Noh drama
 
455
UF Noh plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for highly ritualized Japanese plays incorporating music, dance, and poetry.
 
 
155
Noir comics    [gp2014026451]
(C)
455
UF Crime noir comics
 
555
BT Detective and mystery comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics about crime and detection that feature violence and treachery and a lack of distinction between criminals and heroes.
 
 
155
Noir fiction    [gp2014026452]
(C)
455
UF Crime noir fiction
 
555
BT Detective and mystery fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features violence and treachery and a lack of distinction between criminals and heroes.
 
 
155
Nonfiction novels    [gp2014026454]
(C)
455
UF Documentary fiction
 
455
UF Faction (Nonfiction novels)
 
455
UF Journalistic novels
 
455
UF Non-fiction novels
 
555
BT Creative nonfiction
 
555
BT Novels
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for works that intentionally blend verifiably factual journalistic research with fictional elements.
 
 
155
Novels of manners    [gp2014026458]
(C)
455
UF Manners, Novels of
 
555
BT Novels
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for realistic fiction that describes in detail the customs, habits, values, and expectations of a particular society.
 
 
155
Occasional verse    [gp2014026460]
 
455
UF Epideictic poetry ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Odes    [gp2014026461]
(C)
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for highly formal, ceremonious, and complex lyric poems that display strong feeling.
 
 
155
One-act plays    [gp2014026462]
(C)
455
UF One-act drama
 
455
UF Single-act plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Pageants    [gp2014026464]
(C)
555
BT Historical drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for the texts of tableaux, songs, dances, and dramatic scenes that commemorate historical events or traditions.
 
 
155
Palinodes    [gp2014026465]
(C)
455
UF Palinodies
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which the poet renounces or retracts a sentiment expressed in an earlier poem.
 
 
155
Pantoums    [gp2014026466]
(C)
455
UF Pantouns
 
455
UF Pantuns
 
555
BT Quatrains
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed of four-line stanzas in which the second and fourth lines of each stanza are repeated as the first and third lines of the next.
 
 
155
Paranormal comics    [gp2014026468]
(C)
455
UF Occult comics
 
455
UF Supernatural comics
 
455
UF Supernaturalist comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that feature human characters that are often involved with the occult, witchcraft, spiritualism, psychic phenomena, vodou, etc., and interact with supernatural beings.
 
 
155
Participatory drama    [gp2014026471]
(C)
455
UF Participation drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays structured to include active involvement by audience members.
 
 
155
Passion plays    [gp2014026472]
(C)
555
BT Bible plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that present the trial, suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 
 
155
Pastoral drama    [gp2014026473]
(C)
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays with rural settings that idealize rustic, rural, or small-town life.
 
 
155
Pastoral elegies    [gp2014026474]
(C)
555
BT Elegies
 
555
BT Pastoral poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for elegies that combine pastoral themes and images with a memorialization of a deceased person.
 
 
155
Pastoral fiction    [gp2014026475]
(C)
455
UF Bucolic fiction
 
455
UF Pastoral romances
 
455
UF Romances, Pastoral
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction with rural settings that idealize rustic, rural, or small-town life.
 
 
155
Pastoral poetry    [gp2014026476]
(C)
455
UF Bucolic poetry
 
455
UF Bucolics
 
455
UF Eclogues
 
455
UF Idyllic poetry
 
455
UF Idylls (Pastoral poetry)
 
455
UF Idyls (Pastoral poetry)
 
455
UF Pastorals
 
455
UF Rural poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for short poems that idealize rural life.
 
 
155
Pastourelles    [gp2014026477]
(C)
455
UF Pastorelas
 
455
UF Pastorellas
 
455
UF Pastorelle
 
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
555
BT Pastoral poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Old French lyric poems about the courting of a shepherdess by a noble suitor.
 
 
155
Pattern poetry    [gp2014026478]
(C)
455
UF Carmina figurata
 
455
UF Figure poetry
 
455
UF Shape poetry
 
455
UF Shaped poetry
 
555
BT Visual poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that are arranged to form a recognizable or meaningful shape that usually illustrates the poem's theme. Poems in which graphic effects created by typography replace the conventional verse forms so that the typographical arrangement of text is central to the experience and meaning of the work are entered under Concrete poetry.
 
681
Note under Concrete poetry
 
 
155
Personal narratives    [gp2014026142]
 
555
RT Memorates ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Picaresque fiction    [gp2014026479]
(C)
455
UF Picaresques
 
555
BT Fiction
 
555
RT Maqāmāt
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that consists of episodic narratives that describe the adventures of a resourceful rogue.
 
 
155
Ping shu    [gp2014026480]
(C)
455
UF Ping hua
 
455
UF Pinghua
 
455
UF Pingshu
 
555
BT Folk literature
 
555
BT Monodramas
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese oral storytelling that is presented by a single performer in local dialect, often with added commentary.
 
 
155
Political fiction    [gp2014026482]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features the political milieu.
 
 
155
Priamels    [gp2014026486]
(C)
555
BT Epigrams
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval German epigrammatic poems that consist of a series of seemingly unrelated, often paradoxical statements cleverly brought together at the end.
 
 
155
Problem plays    [gp2014026487]
(C)
455
UF Problem drama
 
455
UF Propaganda drama
 
455
UF Propaganda plays
 
455
UF Social problem drama
 
455
UF Social problem plays
 
455
UF Social thesis drama
 
455
UF Social thesis plays
 
455
UF Thesis plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that dramatize contemporary social problems and are intended to change public opinion.
 
 
155
Prose poems    [gp2014026488]
(C)
455
UF Prose poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for prose that utilizes poetic techniques to emphasize sound, imagery, and figurative language.
 
 
155
Psychological fiction    [gp2014026492]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which the thoughts, feelings, and motivations of the characters are of equal or greater interest than the external action of the narrative.
 
 
155
Puppet plays    [gp2014026493]
(C)
455
UF Marionette plays
 
455
UF Puppet drama
 
455
UF Wajang plays
 
455
UF Wayang plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Purim plays    [gp2014026494]
(C)
455
UF Purim drama
 
455
UF Purim Spiels
 
455
UF Purimspielen
 
455
UF Purimspiels
 
455
UF Purimshpiln
 
555
BT Bible plays
 
555
BT Folk drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that depict Old Testament characters and are associated with the Jewish holiday of Purim.
 
 
155
Qaṣīdas    [gp2014026495]
(C)
455
UF Kasidas
 
455
UF Qaṣīdehs
 
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems with a single rhyme that reminisce about the narrator's lost love, then describe Bedouin life and/or a journey, and conclude with a tribute to a patron or other person.
 
 
155
Qu (Poetry)    [gp2014026496]
(C)
455
UF Chʻü (Poetry)
 
455
UF Yuan qu (Poetry)
 
455
UF Yuan songs
 
455
UF Yuanqu (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for classical Chinese poetry consisting of words written in one of a number of certain, set tone patterns, and based upon the tunes of various songs.
 
 
155
Quatrains    [gp2014026497]
(C)
455
UF Rubāʿī quatrains
 
455
UF Rubāʿīs
 
455
UF Rubaiyat
 
455
UF Rubaiyyat
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of one or more four-line stanzas.
 
 
155
Qurʼan stories    [gp2014026498]
(C)
455
UF Koran stories
 
455
UF Koranic stories
 
455
UF Qurʼanic stories
 
455
UF Stories, Koran
 
455
UF Stories, Koranic
 
455
UF Stories, Qurʼan
 
455
UF Stories, Qurʼanic
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for paraphrases of Qurʼanic texts in story form.
 
 
155
Radio plays    [gp2014026499]
(C)
455
UF Radio drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for scripts of fictional radio programs.
 
 
155
Religious comics    [gp2014026500]
(C)
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Religious fiction    [gp2014026502]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Renga    [gp2014026504]
(C)
455
UF Rengas
 
455
UF Ushin renga
 
555
BT Linked verse
 
555
BT Pastoral poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Japanese linked verse that is written in alternating two- and three-line stanzas that depict pastoral themes.
 
 
155
Rengay    [gp2014026505]
(C)
455
UF Rengay poetry
 
555
BT Linked verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for linked verse consisting of six two- and three-lined stanzas that share a unifying theme.
 
 
155
Renku    [gp2014026506]
(C)
455
UF Comic linked verse (Renku)
 
455
UF Haikai no renga
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
555
BT Linked verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for humorous Japanese linked verse written in two- and three-line stanzas.
 
 
155
Renshi    [gp2014026507]
(C)
555
BT Free verse
 
555
BT Linked verse
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for linked free verse in which the authors contribute entire poems instead of stanzas of a larger poem.
 
 
155
Revenge tragedies    [gp2014026508]
(C)
455
UF Blood, Tragedies of
 
455
UF Tragedies of blood
 
555
BT Tragedies (Drama)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Elizabethan tragedies that focus on a leading character's attempt to avenge the murder of a loved one, sometimes at the prompting of the victim's ghost.
 
 
155
Revolutionary poetry    [gp2014026509]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that depict national or international liberation struggles.
 
 
155
Rhopalic verse    [gp2014026510]
(C)
455
UF Rhopalic poetry
 
455
UF Ropalic verse
 
455
UF Snowball verse
 
455
UF Wedge verse
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems in which each successive word has one more syllable than the word before.
 
 
155
Rímur    [gp2014026511]
(C)
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 14th-19th century Icelandic narrative poems that were generally written in alliterative four-line stanzas.
 
 
155
Ritterdrama    [gp2014026512]
(C)
455
UF Ritterspiele
 
455
UF Ritterspiels
 
555
BT Historical drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 18th-19th century German historical plays that depict the valor of medieval knights in scenes of battle, jousting, and pageantry.
 
 
155
Road fiction    [gp2014026513]
(C)
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which a life-changing journey is a central part of the action.
 
 
155
Robinsonades    [gp2014026514]
(C)
455
UF Desert island fiction
 
455
UF Robinsonaden
 
455
UF Robinsonnades
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction about survival without the aid of civilization, frequently on a deserted island after a shipwreck or marooning.
 
 
155
Romance comics    [gp2014026515]
(C)
455
UF Love comics
 
455
UF Romantic comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that primarily depict romantic love.
 
 
155
Romantic plays    [gp2014026519]
(C)
455
UF Love drama
 
455
UF Romance drama
 
455
UF Romances (Drama)
 
455
UF Romantic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that primarily depict romantic love.
 
 
155
Rondeaux    [gp2014026520]
(C)
455
UF Rondeaus
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that generally consist of 15 lines arranged in two or three stanzas that employ two rhymes and a refrain consisting of the opening words of the first line in the first stanza.
 
 
155
Rondels    [gp2014026521]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that consist of 13 or 14 lines arranged in two or three stanzas that employ two rhymes and a two-line refrain.
 
 
155
Sagas    [gp2014026522]
(C)
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 12th-14th century Icelandic and Scandanavian prose narratives.
 
 
155
Sapphics    [gp2014026523]
(C)
455
UF Sapphic poetry
 
555
BT Quatrains
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry written in the style of the poet Sappho.
 
 
155
Sasŏl sijo    [gp2014026524]
(C)
455
UF Chang sijo
 
555
BT Sijo
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for humorous Korean poetry that employs colloquial speech and onamatopoea, and expands the traditional sijo into a three-stanza poem.
 
 
155
Satirical literature    [gp2014026525]
(C)
455
UF Satires (Literature)
 
455
UF Satiric literature
 
555
BT Literature
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for literature that uses wit, irony, or sarcasm to hold up human vices or foibles to ridicule or scorn.
 
 
155
Satyr plays    [gp2014026526]
(C)
455
UF Satyric drama
 
555
BT Bawdy plays
 
555
BT Burlesques (Literature)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for ancient Greek plays featuring a chorus of satyrs and mythical subject matter that provided comic relief after a trio of tragedies.
 
 
155
Schnaderhüpfel    [gp2014026528]
(C)
455
UF Gstanzl
 
455
UF Schnadahüpfel
 
455
UF Schnadahüpfeln
 
455
UF Schnadahüpfln
 
455
UF Schnaderhüpfeln
 
455
UF Schnaderhüpfl
 
455
UF Schnaderhüpfln
 
555
BT Humorous poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for humorous German poems composed of four rhymed lines.
 
 
155
Screenplays    [gp2014026533]
(C)
455
UF Continuity scripts
 
455
UF Film plays
 
455
UF Film scripts
 
455
UF Filmscripts
 
455
UF Motion picture plays
 
455
UF Motion picture screenplays
 
455
UF Motion picture scripts
 
455
UF Movie scripts
 
455
UF Scenarios (Screenplays)
 
455
UF Screen plays
 
455
UF Scripts (Screenplays)
 
455
UF Shooting scripts (Motion pictures)
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Sentimental comedies    [gp2014026535]
(C)
455
UF Comedies of sensibility
 
455
UF Sensibility, Comedies of
 
455
UF Sentimental drama
 
555
BT Comedy plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 18th century English comedic plays that emphasize the virtues rather than the foibles of the major characters and celebrate the triumph of good over evil.
 
 
155
Sentimental novels    [gp2014026536]
(C)
455
UF Novels of sensibility
 
455
UF Novels of sentiment
 
455
UF Sensibility, Novels of
 
455
UF Sentiment, Novels of
 
455
UF Sentimental fiction
 
555
BT Novels
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 18th-19th century novels that emphasize distress of the virtuous and reward moral behavior and honor.
 
 
155
Serialized fiction    [gp2014026537]
(C)
455
UF Feuilletons (Serialized fiction)
 
455
UF Roman-feuilletons
 
455
UF Romans-feuilleton
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction published as successive installments in a newspaper, magazine or other periodical.
 
 
155
Sestets    [gp2014026538]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of one or more stanzas of six lines.
 
 
155
Sestinas    [gp2014026539]
(C)
455
UF Sestines
 
455
UF Sextains
 
455
UF Sextines
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems that consist of 39 lines in six six-line stanzas followed by a three-line envoi, in which the same six end words occur in each stanza but in a shifting order.
 
 
155
Sewamono    [gp2014026540]
(C)
555
BT Domestic drama
 
555
BT Kabuki plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for kabuki plays of the Edo period that feature the lives of ordinary people.
 
 
155
Shadow plays    [gp2014026541]
(C)
455
UF Nang drama
 
455
UF Nang talung plays
 
455
UF Nang yai plays
 
455
UF Shadow drama
 
455
UF Shadow figure plays
 
455
UF Shadow pantomimes
 
455
UF Shadow puppet plays
 
455
UF Wayang kulit plays
 
555
BT Puppet plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for a plays in which the characters and scenery consist of shadows cast onto a screen by two-dimensional puppets and other objects.
 
 
155
Sijo    [gp2014026544]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for traditional Korean lyrics with stanzas that average 45 syllables, arranged in three lines of four phrase-groupings apiece.
 
 
155
Sirventes    [gp2014026545]
(C)
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval Provençal poems that consist of invective or satire.
 
 
155
Skaldic poetry    [gp2014026527]
(C)
455
UF Scaldic poetry
 
455
UF Skaldic verse
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for medieval Scandinavian and Icelandic court poetry.
 
 
155
Society verse    [gp2014026547]
(C)
455
UF Light verse
 
455
UF Society poetry
 
455
UF Vers de société
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for epigrammatic or lyrical poems dealing with the superficial problems and events of sophisticated and polite society.
 
 
155
Soliloquies    [gp2014026548]
(C)
555
BT Monologues
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for speeches uttered by a character in a play who reveals his or her inner thoughts while alone on stage or while under the impression of being alone.
 
 
155
Sonnets    [gp2014026549]
(C)
555
BT Lyric poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for lyric poems consisting of 14 rhymed lines.
 
 
155
Space operas    [gp2014026551]
(C)
455
UF Operas, Space
 
455
UF Space flight fiction
 
555
BT Science fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for large-scale action and adventure fiction involving space travel.
 
 
155
Sports comics    [gp2014026553]
(C)
455
UF Sport comics
 
455
UF Sporting comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Spy comics    [gp2014026554]
(C)
455
UF Cloak and dagger comics
 
455
UF Espionage comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Spy fiction    [gp2014026555]
(C)
455
UF Cloak and dagger fiction
 
455
UF Espionage fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
 
155
Station drama    [gp2014026556]
(C)
455
UF Stationen-drama
 
455
UF Stationendrama
 
555
BT Episodic plays
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that consist of a series of fragmentary episodes in the life of the main character instead of narrative progression or plot.
 
 
155
Steampunk comics    [gp2014026557]
(C)
555
BT Science fiction comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for science fiction comics set in the 19th century that feature steam-powered machinery and related technologies extrapolated from the science of that era.
 
 
155
Steampunk fiction    [gp2014026558]
(C)
555
BT Science fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for science fiction set in the 19th century that features steam-powered machinery and related technologies extrapolated from the science of that era.
 
 
155
Strambotti    [gp2014026560]
(C)
455
UF Napoletani, Ottave
 
455
UF Octaves, Sicilian
 
455
UF Octaves, Tuscan
 
455
UF Octava rimas
 
455
UF Ottava rimas
 
455
UF Ottava toscanas
 
455
UF Ottave napoletani
 
455
UF Ottave siciliane
 
455
UF Ottave toscane
 
455
UF Rispetti
 
455
UF Sicilian octaves
 
455
UF Strambotti popolari
 
455
UF Tuscan octaves
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems consisting of six or eight 11-syllable lines.
 
 
155
Stream of consciousness fiction    [gp2014026561]
(C)
555
BT Psychological fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features a character's perceptions, thoughts, and memories in an apparently random order.
 
 
155
Superhero comics    [gp2014026562]
(C)
455
UF Supervillain comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Tall tales    [gp2014026565]
(C)
455
UF Bragging tales
 
455
UF Fish stories (Tall tales)
 
455
UF Lying tales
 
455
UF Stories, Tall
 
455
UF Tales, Bragging
 
455
UF Tales, Lying
 
455
UF Tales, Tall
 
455
UF Tall stories
 
455
UF Tall talk
 
455
UF Windies (Tales)
 
555
BT Humorous fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for outlandish or improbable stories of humorously exaggerated feats.
 
 
155
Taʻziyah    [gp2014026567]
(C)
455
UF Passion plays, Shiite
 
455
UF Shiite passion plays
 
455
UF Taʻzia
 
455
UF Taʻziya
 
455
UF Taʻzieh
 
455
UF Taziyeh
 
555
BT Religious drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Shiite passion plays that reenact the martyrdom of the Prophet Muḥammad's grandson Ḥusayn.
 
 
155
Television plays    [gp2014026568]
(C)
455
UF Screen plays, Television
 
455
UF Screenplays, Television
 
455
UF Teleplays
 
455
UF Television drama (Screenplays)
 
455
UF Television screen plays
 
455
UF Television screenplays
 
455
UF TV drama (Screenplays)
 
455
UF TV plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for scripts of fiction television programs.
 
 
155
Ten-minute plays    [gp2014026569]
(C)
455
UF 10-minute plays
 
455
UF Flash drama
 
455
UF Flash plays
 
455
UF Ten-minute drama
 
555
BT One-act plays
 
 
155
Terza rima    [gp2014026570]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poems composed of tercets in which the end word of the second line in one tercet supplies the rhyme for the first and third lines in the following tercet.
 
 
155
Thriller comics    [gp2014026563]
(C)
455
UF Suspense comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Thrillers (Fiction)    [gp2014026571]
(C)
455
UF Suspense fiction
 
455
UF Thriller fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction in which the reader is kept on tenterhooks by plots that feature a build-up of suspense, tension, uncertainty, menace, and anxiety.
 
 
155
Tijuana bibles    [gp2014026572]
(C)
455
UF Bibles, Tijuana
 
455
UF Bluesies (Tijuana bibles)
 
455
UF Eight-pagers (Tijuana bibles)
 
455
UF Gray-backs (Tijuana bibles)
 
455
UF Jiggs-and-Maggie books
 
455
UF Jo-jo books
 
455
UF Sixteen-pagers (Tijuana bibles)
 
455
UF Tillie & Mac books
 
455
UF Tillie-and-Mac books
 
455
UF Two-by-fours (Tijuana bibles)
 
555
BT Humorous comics
 
555
BT Pornographic comics
 
555
BT Underground comics
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for small, oblong pornographic comics clandestinely published in the United States between the 1920s and 1960s that usually parodied popular newspaper comic strip characters or celebrities.
 
 
155
Time-travel fiction    [gp2014026573]
(C)
455
UF Narratives, Time-travel
 
455
UF Time-travel narratives
 
555
BT Science fiction
 
 
155
Toasts (Poetry)    [gp2014026574]
(C)
555
BT Folk poetry
 
555
BT Narrative poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for narrative poems from the African American oral tradition that are usually rhymed, rhythmic, epical representations of extended conflicts between protagonists, expressed in nonstandard Black English, created for and during male recitative performances.
 
 
155
Tongue twisters    [gp2014026575]
(C)
455
UF Tongue-trippers
 
555
BT Folk literature
 
555
BT Humor
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for words or phrases that are difficult to articulate correctly due to a rapid succession of similar consonant sounds.
 
 
155
Tragicomedies    [gp2014026577]
(C)
455
UF Comical tragedies
 
455
UF Tragi-comedies
 
455
UF Tragic comedies
 
455
UF Tragical comedies
 
455
UF Tragicomic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
555
RT Comedy plays
 
555
RT Tragedies (Drama)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that combine elements of both tragedy and comedy.
 
 
155
Triolets    [gp2014026578]
(C)
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for eight-line poems with only two rhymes, in which the first two lines are repeated as the final two lines, and the first line is repeated as the fourth.
 
 
155
True crime comics    [gp2014026579]
(C)
455
UF Crime comics, Nonfiction
 
455
UF Non-fiction crime comics
 
455
UF Nonfiction crime comics
 
555
BT Nonfiction comics
 
 
155
Underground comics    [gp2014026580]
(C)
455
UF Underground comix
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that depict content forbidden to mainstream publications by the Comics Code Authority, including explicit drug use, sexuality, and violence.
 
 
155
Urban fiction    [gp2014026581]
(C)
455
UF Gangsta fiction
 
455
UF Gangsta lit
 
455
UF Ghetto lit
 
455
UF Hip-hop fiction
 
455
UF Hip-hop lit
 
455
UF Street fiction
 
455
UF Street lit
 
455
UF Street literature
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features African Americans in inner cities and that generally includes explicit profanity, sex, and violence.
 
 
155
Urban legends    [gp2014026582]
(C)
455
UF Contemporary legends
 
455
UF FOAF tales
 
455
UF Friend of a friend tales
 
455
UF Legends, Contemporary
 
455
UF Legends, Urban
 
455
UF Myths, Urban
 
455
UF Urban myths
 
555
BT Folk tales
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for stories of supposed events in the recent past that may be humorous and/or horrifying and that are popularly believed to be true.
 
 
155
Utopian fiction    [gp2014026583]
(C)
455
UF Utopian science fiction
 
455
UF Utopic fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that depicts an ideal society.
 
 
155
Utopian plays    [gp2014026584]
(C)
455
UF Utopian drama
 
455
UF Utopic drama
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that depict an ideal society.
 
 
155
Verse drama    [gp2014026585]
(C)
455
UF Plays in poetry
 
455
UF Plays in verse
 
455
UF Poetic drama
 
455
UF Poetical drama
 
455
UF Verse plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
 
155
Villancicos (Poetry)    [gp2014026586]
(C)
455
UF Villancetes (Poetry)
 
455
UF Vilancicos (Poetry)
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for 15th-18th century Spanish and Portuguese poems that are generally on religious or popular themes and are intended to be sung.
 
 
155
Villanelle    [gp2014026587]
(C)
455
UF Villanelles
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for nineteen-line poems with two repeating rhymes and two refrains, structured in five tercets and a concluding quatrain.
 
 
155
War comics    [gp2014026589]
(C)
455
UF Anti-war comics
 
455
UF Antiwar comics
 
455
UF Combat comics
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that feature military conflicts.
 
 
155
War drama    [gp2014026591]
(C)
455
UF Anti-war drama
 
455
UF Anti-war plays
 
455
UF Antiwar drama
 
455
UF Antiwar plays
 
455
UF Combat plays
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for drama that features military conflicts.
 
 
155
War fiction    [gp2014026590]
(C)
455
UF Anti-war fiction
 
455
UF Antiwar fiction
 
455
UF Combat fiction
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features military conflicts.
 
 
155
War poetry    [gp2014026592]
(C)
455
UF Anti-war poetry
 
455
UF Antiwar poetry
 
455
UF Combat poetry
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for poetry that features military conflicts.
 
 
155
Western comics    [gp2014026593]
(C)
455
UF Westerns (Comics)
 
555
BT Comics (Graphic works)
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for comics that feature the American West during the period of westward expansion.
 
 
155
Western fiction    [gp2014026594]
(C)
455
UF Westerns (Fiction)
 
555
BT Fiction
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for fiction that features the American West during the period of westward expansion.
 
 
155
Western plays    [gp2014026595]
(C)
455
UF Western drama
 
455
UF Westerns (Drama)
 
555
BT Drama
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for plays that feature the American West during the period of westward expansion.
 
 
155
Xiang sheng    [gp2014026596]
(C)
455
UF Cross-talks
 
455
UF Hsiang sheng
 
455
UF Xiangsheng
 
555
BT Humor
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese comedic performances that usually consist of a dialogue between two performers.
 
 
155
Yue fu    [gp2014026597]
(C)
455
UF Yuefu
 
455
UF Yüeh fu
 
555
BT Poetry
 
680
This heading is used as a genre/form heading for Chinese poems derived from folk songs.