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metafiction

[met-uh-fik-shuh n] /ˈmɛt əˌfɪk ʃən/
noun
1.
fiction that discusses, describes, or analyzes a work of fiction or the conventions of fiction.
Origin of metafiction
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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