from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A type or class: "Emaciated famine victims ... on television focused a new genre of attention on the continent” ( Helen Kitchen).
- n. A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, marked by a distinctive style, form, or content: "his six String Quartets ... the most important works in the genre since Beethoven's” ( Time).
- n. A realistic style of painting that depicts scenes from everyday life.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.
- n. A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Genus; kind; sort; style.
- n. In painting, specifically, a representation of some phase of common life, as a domestic interior, a rural or village scene, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a kind of literary or artistic work
- n. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
- n. a style of expressing yourself in writing
- n. an expressive style of music
The great gestures, the large-scale maps, the grand manner are for history and epic, but genre for the novel -- and what _genre_ is so momentous to it as the human?
Writers making serious dough in genre is good news for everyone.
The traditional meaning of the term genre has been distorted.
Exorbitant claims are inherent in another title genre: things that have changed the world.
The use of the term genre is difficult as it's less a commercial genre as it is a fan genre coming primarily out of fiction literature gradually expanding into the cinema.
LNN: Some of the traits that separate your projects from other short films in the genre is the high production value and the acting.
I also think that writers like Christina Dodd and Karen Robards returning to the genre is a very good thing.
I think that the puzzle could be clarified if we are absolutely clear about what the genre is here; not "rap" but "rap artists stocked by Tower Records".
"I'm not used to this genre," she announces before declaring, rightly, that it's the first time the word "genre" has been used in panto.
Then I noticed that the genre is also a mirror to better reflect the dark side of human beings.