Fiction

Genre that refers to works evoked from the imagination of the writer and not conferred as fact. In literature, fiction generally refers to the novel, novella, short story, and poetic forms.

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15376
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fiction
fictional
fictie Dutch
ficción Spanish

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Genre that refers to works evoked from the imagination of the writer and not conferred as fact. In literature, fiction generally refers to the novel, novella, short story, and poetic forms.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300055918. The J. Paul Getty Trust.