Definition of Genre. Meaning of Genre. Synonyms of Genre

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Definition of Genre

Genre
Genre Gen"re, n. Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature. French drama was lisping or still inarticulate; the great French genre of the fabliau was hardly born. --Saintsbury. A particular demand . . . that we shall pay special attention to the matter of genres -- that is, to the different forms or categories of literature. --W. P. Trent.

Meaning of Genre from wikipedia

- Genre (Pronounced /(d)ʒɑn.ɹə/) (from French genre, meaning 'kind, sort') is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic...
- A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions. It is to be distinguished...
- Western is a genre of fiction which tells stories set primarily in the latter half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the...
- etc.).[citation needed] Most theories of film genre borrow from literary-genre criticism. Each film genre is ****ociated[by whom?] with "conventions, iconography...
- Thriller is a genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres. Thrillers are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving...
- In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone. Drama of this kind...
- Pop music is a genre of po****r music that originated in its modern forms in the US and the UK during the mid-1950s. The terms "po****r music" and "pop...
- Grime is a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in London in the early 2000s. It developed out of earlier UK electronic music styles, including...
- Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often inspired by real world myth and folklore. Its roots are in oral traditions...
- A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content, or even (as in the case of fiction)...
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