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Literature > Fiction > Science fiction > Apocalyptic fiction
PREFERRED TERM
Apocalyptic fiction  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Doomsday fiction
  • End-of-the-world fiction
  • Post-apocalyptic fiction
  • Postapocalyptic fiction
  • Post-disaster fiction
  • Post-holocaust fiction
NOTE
  • Fiction set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event. For fiction set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc., see [Dystopian fiction.]
EXAMPLE
  • Note under [Dystopian fiction]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
End-of-the-world fiction
Postapocalyptic fiction
Post-apocalyptic fiction
Doomsday fiction
Post-holocaust fiction
Post-disaster fiction
URI
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026226
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