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Mythic Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for the mythic genre? Books in the mythic fiction genre are made up of stories that are rooted and inspired by myth, folklore, and fairy tales. They use the tropes, themes and symbolism of those sources to draw on the richness and depth of the cultural and fantastical subject matter. The Greek gods are good examples of myth and folklore that have become popular throughout many generations.

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mythic fiction genre book coverMythic Fiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the mythic fiction genre.

1. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

2. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

3. Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip

4. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

5. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

6. The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country by Neil Gaiman

7. The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

8. The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists by Neil Gaiman

9. The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman

10. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

11. The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

12. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

13. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

14. Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

15. Palimpsest by Catherynne M. Valente

16. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

17. The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You by Neil Gaiman

18. The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman

19. Everbound by Brodi Ashton

20. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

21. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

22. The Grey King by Susan Cooper

23. Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper

24. The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

25. Greenwitch by Susan Cooper

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Mythic Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Dark Fantasy Fiction Genre

* Fairy Tale Definition

* Folktale Definition

* Magical Realism Genre Definition

* Paranormal Fiction Genre

* Supernatural Fiction Genre

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