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Name Description Titles
Annual Periodical 138
Art/Literary/Cultural Criticism 82
Biography

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

319
Catalogue/Advertisement/Prospectus/Directory/List

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

112
Domestic

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

417
Drama

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

806
Economics/Finance 13
Education

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

548
Essays

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

257
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.

1734
Fiction Novel

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

1345
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.

195
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.

4096
Legal

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

297
Letters

Epistolary communication addressed to a person or group of people.

128
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.

361
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.

55
Music

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

150
Philosophy 12
Poetry

Composition, elegy, epistle, or canto in verse.

2163
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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