genre definition

  • noun:
    • A Kind or class: "Emaciated famine victims ... on television centered a brand new style of interest from the continent” ( Helen Kitchen).
    • A category of imaginative structure, like in music or literary works, marked by an exceptional design, form, or content: "his six String Quartets ... the most important works in the genre since Beethoven's” ( Time).
    • an authentic form of painting that depicts scenes from everyday life.
    • a sort; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literary works or any other artworks.
    • type; genus; class; kind; style, esp. in literature.
    • a mode of painting, sculpture, or any other imitative art, which illustrates every day life and ways.
    • Genus; type; kind; design.
    • In painting, especially, a representation of some period of typical life, as a domestic inside, a rural or town scene, etc.
    • some sort of literary or creative work
    • a course of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or strategy
    • a mode of revealing yourself written down
    • an expressive type of music
    • A Kind or course: "Emaciated famine sufferers ... on tv focused a unique genre of attention in the continent” ( Helen Kitchen).
    • A category of artistic structure, like in music or literary works, marked by a distinctive style, type, or content: "his six String Quartets ... the most crucial works in style since Beethoven's” ( Time).
    • A realistic form of painting that depicts views from everyday activity.
    • A kind; a stylistic category or kind, especially of literature or any other artworks.
    • type; genus; course; form; design, esp. in literature.
    • a mode of painting, sculpture, or any other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and ways.
    • Genus; sort; sort; style.
    • In painting, especially, a representation of some stage of typical life, as a domestic inside, a rural or town scene, etc.
    • a kind of literary or imaginative work
    • a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic kind or method
    • a method of articulating yourself written down
    • an expressive style of songs
    • A type or class: "Emaciated famine victims ... on television focused a new genre of attention on the continent” ( Helen Kitchen).
    • A category of artistic structure, as in music or literature, marked by a unique style, type, or content: "his six String Quartets ... the most important works inside style since Beethoven's” ( Time).
    • an authentic design of artwork that depicts scenes from everyday life.
    • a form; a stylistic group or type, especially of literary works or any other artworks.
    • Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literary works.
    • a mode of painting, sculpture, or any other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
    • Genus; kind; sort; design.
    • In painting, specifically, a representation of some phase of common life, as a domestic inside, a rural or village scene, etc.
    • a kind of literary or imaginative work
    • a class of art (or imaginative undertaking) having a characteristic form or strategy
    • a style of articulating yourself written down
    • an expressive style of music

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