Different Genres

As well as historical events, the Topics database lists over a hundred different literary genres and sub-genres. Here are a few to get you started. To find all of our Genre entries, use the search provided on this shelf.

Articles
Autobiography 2000 BCE
Ballad 1400
Epic 700 BCE
Fantastic, The 1772
Folk song (British) 1750
Genre, Genre Theory
German Courtly Romance 1170 - 1314
Horror 1760
Jacobin Novel 1780 - 1814
Magic Realism, Magical Realism 1960
Modernism 1890 - 1940
Postmodernism 1950 - 2005
Satire and the Academic Novel 1950
Theatre of the Absurd [Theater of the Absurd] 1945 - 1975
Tragedy 500 BCE

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