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- n. A work of fiction in which the author breaks in some way the conventional rules of short story telling, usually with some feature (for example, a lack of plot or characters, unusual punctuation, odd subject or presentation, etc.) which strongly challenges the reader's expectations.
From Ancient Greek ἀντί (anti, "against"), and Anglo-Norman estorie, from Latin historia, from Ancient Greek ἱστορία (historia, "history"). (Wiktionary)