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metafiction

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noun meta·fic·tion \-ˈfik-shən\

Definition of metafiction

  1. :  fiction which refers to or takes as its subject fictional writing and its conventions

metafictional

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

metafictionist

play \-sh(ə-)nist\ noun


1960

First Known Use of metafiction

1960


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