What is an example of literary fiction?
Examples of literary fiction include the modernist author Virginia Woolf's book To the Lighthouse and the novels of Nobel-winning authors such as Toni Morrison and J.M. Coetzee. … The themes and subjects of the text and its social or political and/or historical context are important to how you read literary fiction.
Is Harry Potter literary fiction?
The conference, A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature, is the first event in the world to look at the series as a literary text. … “The books themselves don't merit study because the prose is too basic,” says author and literary critic Philip Womack.