Associations to the word «Genre»

Wiktionary

GENRE, noun. A kind; a stylistic category or sort, especially of literature or other artworks.
GENRE FICTION, noun. Fictional works written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre (such as mystery, romance, or horror) with an existing audience.
GENRE FICTIONS, noun. Plural of genre fiction
GENRE STUDIES, noun. A structuralist approach to literary theory, film theory, and other cultural theories, examining the elements that combine in the telling of a story and seeking patterns in collections of stories.

Dictionary definition

GENRE, noun. A kind of literary or artistic work.
GENRE, noun. A style of expressing yourself in writing.
GENRE, noun. An expressive style of music.
GENRE, noun. A class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats