Historical fiction (Genre/Form Term)
- Historical romances
- Romances, Historical
- Broader heading: Fiction
Henry, L. The fiction dictionary, c1995 (Historical fiction: fiction that takes place during a definite, recognizable period in the real past; generally involves important political or social events of the day, as well as the daily lives of ordinary people; also includes fiction that uses actual historical figures as characters.)
GSAFD, 2000 (Historical fiction: Use for novels set during a time prior to the time in which they were written, and based around real events, people, or situations. UF Historical novels, Historical romances.)
Fiction set during a recognizable time prior to the time in which they were written.