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Name Description Titles
Annual Periodical 132
Art/Literary/Cultural Criticism 80
Biography

A narrative, account, or anecdote about a specific individual.

305
Catalogue/Advertisement/Prospectus/Directory/List

An address, publication proposal, or promotional material for members of the general public.

93
Domestic

Titles in this category include household management, cookery, midwifery, etiquette etc.

404
Drama

Scripts intended to be acted or read aloud, often accompanied by costumes when performed on stage.

787
Economics/Finance 10
Education

Includes grammatical texts, dictionaries, conduct manuals, addresses, essays, instructions, strictures, or letters addressed to youth and educators.

547
Essays

Prose compositions, remarks, critical reflections, or guides on any particular subject.

240
Fiction

A general narrative that pertains to imaginary events. Works in the subcategory of fiction are often derived from the genre designation on the title page, i.e. includes texts that are not novels, romances, stories, or tales.

1708
Fiction Novel

A narrative that pertains to imaginary events. Works in this subcategory have “novel” listed as the genre designation on the title page.

1333
Fiction Romance

A narrative that pertains to romantic imaginary events. Works in this subcategory have “romance” listed as  the genre designation on the title page.

308
Fiction Story

A narrative that pertains to imaginary events. Works in this subcategory have “story” listed as the genre designation on the title page. Often shorter than a novel and longer than a tale.

152
Fiction Tale

A narrative that pertains to imaginary events. Works in this subcategory have “tale” listed as the genre designation on the title page.

885
History

A composition, memoir, or anecdote, or record of a place, event, or individual. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

190
Juvenile Literature

A collection, history, companion, manual, journal, print, story, allegory, fable, anecdote, introduction, or chapbook concerned with the narration of events pertaining to, or addressed to, children or youth.

4087
Legal

A trial, appeal, accusation, defence, execution, last speech, or confession relating to the law. 

292
Letters

Epistolary communication addressed to a person or group of people.

108
Memoirs

Record, memory, experience, account, apology, or history about one’s own life or another’s. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

358
Miscellany

Gathered poems, letters, maxims, aphorisms, journals, literary exercises, travels, sketches, or prose in one volume. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

54
Music

Songs, symphonies, psalms, choruses, or lessons related to music and written by a composer.

146
Philosophy 10
Poetry

Composition, elegy, epistle, or canto in verse.

2129
Poetry Collection

A number of poems gathered together. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

103
Poetry Dramatic

Composition, elegy, epistle, or canto in verse, often emotional and recited. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

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