Definition: Genre

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  1. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
    The still-life has been a popular genre in painting since the 17th century.
    The computer game Half-Life redefined the first-person shooter genre.


Derived terms

  • sub-genre
  • literary genre
  • film genre
  • dramatic genre
  • theatrical genre

Related terms


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