Roman

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Roman or Romans may refer to:

  • A thing or person of or from the city of Rome

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  • The word for Novel in many European languages.
    • Nouveau roman (lit. "new novel"), a type of French novel of the 1950s
    • Bildungsroman (lit. "formation novel"), German for a coming-of-age story
    • Künstlerroman (lit. "artist's novel"), German for a story of an artist's growth to maturity
  • Romance (heroic literature), a genre of Medieval French literature
  • Ar-Rum, the 30th book in the Qu'ran, is sometimes translated as The Romans
  • Roman à clef, a novel about real life, overlaid with a façade of fiction