Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. Although the term is commonly used as a synonym for the historical novel, it can also be applied to other types of narrative, including theatre, opera, cinema, and television, as well as video games and graphic novels .
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This list of historical fiction is designed to provide examples of notable historical works divided by time period. For a more exhaustive list of historical novels by period, see Category:Historical novels by setting, which lists relevant Wikipedia categories; also see the larger List of historical novels, which is organized by country, as well as the more general Category:Historical novels and Category:Historical ...
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a container category. Due to its scope, it should contain only subcategories. For categories that contain fiction collected by the historial period, location and/or regime.
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"Historical fiction is defined as fiction that is set in a past time." It seems to me like the common point is that historical fiction is, pretty simply, fiction in a historical setting. The Historical Novel Society even counts alternate history or time-travel books as historical fiction.
Definition of historical fiction. There are varying definitions as to what types of literature fall within the scope of historical fiction. One of the broadest definitions of the genre is "fiction that is set in the past, before the author's lifetime and experience." The HNS has adopted this broader definition, accepting as historical fiction any novel written at least fifty years after the events described, or by an individual who was not alive at the time of those events, and thus ...
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Slovene historical fiction in form of historical tale (zgodovinska povest) or historical novel (zgodovinski roman) is besides rural story the central national constitutive genre.
Historical fantasy is a category of fantasy and genre of historical fiction that incorporates fantastic elements (such as magic) into a more "realistic" narrative. There is much crossover with other subgenres of fantasy; those classed as Arthurian, Celtic, or Dark Ages could just as easily be placed in historical fantasy. 
Historical romance (also historical novel) is a broad category of fiction in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. Walter Scott helped popularize this genre in the early 19th-century, with works such as Rob Roy and Ivanhoe.
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