RBMS Controlled Vocabularies: Genre Terms

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Novels
:: Literary forms (Gathering term; do not assign)
::     SN: Gathering term; do not use; index under a narrower term.
Fiction
Novels
Bildungsromans
.     HN: Form of term changed from Bildungsromane; SN and UFs added,
. changes approved 20100115
.     SN: Use for novels in which the theme is the development of a
. character from youth to adulthood.
Dime novels
Epistolary novels
.     HN: Changed 1/91. Formerly, "Epistolary novels" may have been
. indexed as "Epistolary fiction.
Gothic novels
.     HN: Changed 1/91. Formerly, "Gothic novels" may have been
. indexed as "Gothic fiction.
Penny dreadfuls
Picture novels
Plot-your-own stories
.     SN: Use for novels which have the reader choose from a number
. of options to develop the story.
Romans clef
Yellowbacks

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