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Name Description Titles
Annual Periodical 10
Biography

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

208
Catalogue/Advertisement/Prospectus/Directory/List

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

44
Domestic

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

349
Drama

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

657
Education

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

420
Essays

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

242
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.

1459
Fiction Novel

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

1252
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.

275
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.

142
Fiction Tale

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

815
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.

128
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.

3664
Legal

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

111
Letters

Epistolary communication addressed to a person or group of people.

333
Literary Criticism/Critical Editions 7
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.

251
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.

90
Music

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

139
Poetry

Composition, elegy, epistle, or canto in verse.

1837
Poetry Collection

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

96
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.

7
Poetry Epic

Lengthy composition, elegy, epistle, or canto in verse pertaining to a heroic journey, event, or individual. Works in this category are often derived from the genre designation on the title page.

8
Poetry Lyric

Elegy, ballad, or elegiac sonnet in verse.

46