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paraliterature


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The category of written works relegated to the margins of recognized literature and often dismissed as subliterary despite evident resemblances to the respectable literature of the recognized canon. Paraliterature thus includes many modern forms of popular fiction and drama: children's adventure stories, most detective and spy thrillers, most science fiction and fantasy writing, pornography and women's romances, along with much television and radio drama.

Subjects: Literature.


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