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genre

noun breed, category, character, class, denomination, description, designation, division, form, generic class, genus, group, nature, species, specific category, specific class, specific type, type, variety
See also: class, denomination, kind, style
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Her too casual dismissal of classic horror betrays a preference for more contemporary films, an approach that might make her book more accessible to a contemporary undergraduate audience but leaves it lacking as a comprehensive account of the genre throughout the decades.
Press play and visual connections between genres shoot around a map of the world, revealing how music evolved from early 19th-century African songs and marching-band music to 21st century dubstep, grime, and electro house.
The ancient and modern attitudes to genre are polarized in an excerpt from Friedrich Schlegel's Dialogue on Poetry, which opens the second chapter.
Quoting authorities who study genre both in general (Frans de Bruyn, Chris Baldick, Linda Hutcheon) and in the context of scholarship on Atwood specifically (Coral Ann Howells, Sharon Wilson), Nischik emphasizes Atwood's subversive boundary crossing when it comes to both the categories and conventions of genre.
Building upon this, she traces the historical tradition of genre classification that has appeared in occidental and Japanese culture, becoming almost a tradition (p.
A number of these new genre stations - specifically "Today's Hits," "Today's Country," and "Today's Hip Hop and Pop Hits," are already among the top 100 most frequently listened to stations on Pandora.
The researchers studied four musical genres - rock, blues, bossa nova and reggae - looking at 100 songs from each category, analysing the most representative sequences of each genre-specific rhythm such as the 12 bar theme in blues, which means that the song is divided into 12 bars - or measures - with a given chord sequence.
basis for an understanding of genre as a fundamental tool to discern the
This collection opens the question of genre to Irish film criticism and follows an increasing focus of other film critics, notably Robert Altman, whose 1999 book, Film/ Genre, opened the critical space necessary for this collection of essays.
It is indeed difficult to classify a book by one genre when it is filled with all of the above; however, it would be a stretch to classify Warriors and Goddesses as a 'new genre'.
The genre encompasses such oddities as Stacy, an allusive Japanese schoolgirl zombie dramedy; the Hong Kong "hopping zombie" series of Sir Run Run Shaw; and Lucio Fulci's magnificent Zombi 2, which combines a flesh-eating zombie, a man-eating shark, and a bare-breasted woman diver in a bravura underwater battle.
Film reviews may be helpful in comparing the financial performance of the film with the performance of other films in the same genre with similar reviews.