Genre

class or category of art or literature in accordance with characteristic form, technique and content; examples of literary genres are tragedy, comedy, and epic.
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Genre

Kind or style of literary output e.g. poem, novel, play, short story etc.
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Genre

A concept applied in media studies to refer to a distinct type of media product or cultural item. In the world of television, for example, different genres include soap opera, comedy, news programmes, sport and drama.
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genre

[n] - a kind of literary or artistic work 2. [n] - a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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Genre

a species or type of media programme
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Genre

The French term for a species, type or class of composition. A literary genre is a recognisable, established category of written work which employs such common conventions as will prevent readers from mistaking it for another kind of genre.
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Genre

(Genre (generic)) Genre is a way of categorising texts according to similarities they share with those we already know. More generally, genre is a way of making the unfamiliar seem more familiar and hence, be more easily and quickly recognisable. New things might be unwanted, uncomfortable or even threatening. For instance, if we see an insect that
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Genre

Genre painting is Art that depicts subjects and scenes from everyday life, ordinary people and common activities. Also a type of painting can be identified by the Genre ie the genre of the painting is Landscape or Marine.
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Genre

A way of categorising different types of moving image texts. As it has a particular usage in Film Studies it can often sound clumsy or inappropriate when applied to other media forms, like video or television. It is more common to talk of television formats, like the gameshow or the chatshow, for example. Genres are typically studied via reference
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Genre

a particular ‘type` / theme. Traditionally these types were history, landscape, portrait, and still life.
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Genre

this term refers to different types of writing, each with its own specific characteristics which relate to origin (legend/folk tale) or reader interest area - the types of books individuals particularly choose to read: adventure, romance, science fiction. Texts with these specific features - often related to story elements, patterns of language, s
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Genre

Genre (zhäN'r') noun [ French See Gender .] (Fine Arts) A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
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Genre

Gen're noun 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
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genre

noun a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
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genre

noun a kind of literary or artistic work
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Genre

• (n.) A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners. • (n.) Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.
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genre

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genre

a distinctive type or category of literary composition, such as the epic, tragedy, comedy, novel, and short story.[4 related articles]
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Genre

[magazine] Genre magazine ({ISSN|1074-5246}) was a New York city-based monthly periodical from 1991 to 2009 written for gay men. It was owned by gay press publisher Window Media. ==History== Launched in 1991 as a quarterly, Genre originally billed itself as a LGBT lifestyle magazine with a focus on gay men with primary coverage on entertain
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Genre

[animated film] Genre is a 1996 Live-action/animated short film by animator Don Hertzfeldt, his second student film, preceded by Ah, L`Amour (1995). The 16mm short combines traditional animation, pixilation, and stop-motion animation to present a cartoon rabbit careening through a variety of rapidly changing film genres as his animator stru
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genre

Literary genres, categories or types are the short story, novel, novella, poem, and so on.
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Genre

A category of artistic work marked by a particular specified form, technique, or content
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genre

  1. a kind of literary or artistic work
  2. a style of expressing yourself in writing
  3. an expressive style of music
  4. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

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genre

genre (zhän'ru) , in art-history terminology, a type of painting dealing with unidealized scenes and subjects of everyday life. Although practiced in ancient art, as shown by Pompeiian frescoes, and in the Middle Ages, genre was not recognized as worthy and independent subject matter until ...
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Genre

Categories of films that have a similar plot, characterization, characters, settings, techniques, and/or themes. Directors often give thier own signatureto a particular film which ads to the dimensionality of a film. This signature does not remove the film from a particular genre but rather adds substance beyond the conventions. Examples of genres
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