Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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F Fiction & Related items
Use with: (all F* codes) may be used with PLACE 1* and/or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers where these aspects are particularly pertinent & significant; appropriate non-fiction codes may be added after F* codes to indicate specific central themes or topics in fiction
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FM Fantasy
FMB Epic fantasy / heroic fantasy
Class here: high fantasy
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FMH Historical fantasy
FMK Comic (humorous) fantasy
FMM Magical realism 1.1
FMR Fantasy romance
Use for: fantasy stories using many of the elements and conventions of the romance genre but that remain primarily & recognisably a fantasy story. See also: FRV Dark romance, FRT Romance: fantasy & paranormal
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FMT Dark fantasy
Use for: fantasy stories with darker & frightening themes, often incorporating elements of horror or that have a gloomy & threatening atmosphere or a sense of horror & dread
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FMW Contemporary fantasy
Use for: fantasy set in the present day or contemporary settings
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FMX Urban fantasy

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