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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Romanticism 10,353 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Science fiction 8,733 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Fantasy 4,466 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Gothic fiction 4,321 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Tragedy 4,110 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Zombie apocalypse 4,039 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Thriller (genre) 3,901 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Legend 3,524 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Non-fiction 2,694 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Erotic literature 2,640 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Picaresque novel 2,584 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Bildungsroman 2,327 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Horror fiction 2,239 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Macabre 2,228 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Romance novel 2,055 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Magic realism 1,727 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Roman à clef 1,632 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Psychological thriller 1,617 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Detective fiction 1,602 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Grimoire 1,568 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Pastiche 1,560 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Romance (genre) 1,520 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Epistolary novel 1,517 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Werewolf fiction 1,484 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Grotesque 1,455 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Eulogy 1,382 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Postmodern literature 1,381 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Crime fiction 1,309 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Pastoral 1,281 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Modernist literature 1,252 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Wuxia 1,204 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Historical fiction 1,195 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Literary genre 1,147 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Southern Gothic 937 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Swashbuckler 901 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Fantasy literature 894 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Lovecraftian horror 868 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Literary realism 809 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Tall tale 734 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Slice of life story 724 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 True crime 608 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Penny dreadful 585 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Dark romanticism 564 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Creative nonfiction 550 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Transgressive fiction 543 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Popular science 407 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Docudrama 406 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Adventure novel 406 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Fantastic 361 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Absurdist fiction 360 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Literary nonsense 333 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Superhero fiction 326 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Regionalism (literature) 316 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Maximalism 311 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Philosophical fiction 292 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Guide book 290 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Class S (genre) 290 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Dime novel 283 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Science fantasy 280 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Free writing 277 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Ergodic literature 272 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Carnivalesque 242 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Closet drama 235 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Cautionary tale 235 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 War novel 234 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Belles-lettres 220 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 War poet 210 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Autobiographical novel 206 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Experimental literature 203 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Slipstream (genre) 195 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Sentimental novel 190 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Nonfiction novel 188 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Comic novel 187 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Supernatural fiction 187 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Captivity narrative 185 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Fantastique 182 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Political fiction 172 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Historical romance 160 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Pourquoi story 159 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Nouveau roman 149 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Traditional stories 147 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Psychological novel 142 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Political thriller 134 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Occult detective fiction 132 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 School story 132 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Parnassianism 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Sentimentalism (literature) 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Self-help book 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Menippean satire 123 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Bizarro fiction 122 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Paranoid fiction 122 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Politics in fiction 112 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Faction (literature) 109 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Urban Gothic 109 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Verse novel 108 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Electronic literature 106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Juvenilia 106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Campus novel 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Mirrors for princes 101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Modern novel 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Mémoire 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Men's adventure 95 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Airport novel 93 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Weird menace 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Emblem book 90 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Ruritanian romance 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Formula fiction 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Punk literature 80 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Mashup (book) 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Web fiction 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Canso (song) 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Libertine novel 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 Novel of manners 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Southern Ontario Gothic 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Robinsonade 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Scar literature 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Suburban Gothic 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Misery lit 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Courtesy book 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Sensation novel 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Closet screenplay 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Grotesquerie 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Monster literature 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Fix-up 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Procedural (genre) 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Social novel 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 New Italian Epic 51 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Conduct book 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Regency novel 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Mediterranean noir 48 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Kmart realism 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Popular history 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 Domestic tragedy 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Planh 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Sea story 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Collage novel 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Addventure 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 55 Fiction 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Rhymed prose 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 Oracular literature 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Tasmanian Gothic 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 Entremés 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 Outdoor literature 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 Industrial novel 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Biographical novel 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 Newgate novel 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Gothic Blue Books 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 Letter game 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Speculative poetry 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Mundane science fiction 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Young Adult Romance Literature 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Teaching stories 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 Semidocumentary 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Gaucho literature 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Imaginary voyage 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Performative writing 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 Patericon 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Hollywood novel 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Disaster books 16 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
160 Poetic journal 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
161 Varsity novel 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
162 Biji (Chinese literature) 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
163 Auto (art) 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
164 Metahistorical romance 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
165 Luciferian literature 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
166 Fashionable novel 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
167 Plantation tradition 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
168 Paradoxography 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
169 Jacobin novel 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
170 Nivela 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
171 Mennipea 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
172 Lab lit 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
173 Stoner noir 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
174 Histoires tragiques 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
175 Gawęda 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
176 Grunge Lit 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
177 Menippeah 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
178 Consuetudinary (book) 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
179 Romanzo d' appendice less than 5 views
180 Fictional works using settings created by other artists less than 5 views
181 Prehistoric fiction less than 5 views
182 Literary genres less than 5 views
183 Sports novel less than 5 views
184 Problem fiction less than 5 views

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