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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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Neither Wolk's nor Duncan and Smith's use of the terms 'comics' and 'comic book' separate form from content, since they employ the same term to refer both to the iconical (text-and-image) language and to the comic-book and graphic-novel subgenres, thus leading to ambiguous statements such as, "Even though all graphic novels are comic books, not all comic books are graphic novels" (Chiin and McLoughlin 2007: 15).
However, as the author notes, with the possible exception of Argentina, one cannot really talk about the "evolution" of Latin American sf during this initial period since there was rarely awareness among the writers themselves of others also writing this subgenre that still had no official label.
All six programs were classified as American dramas with the three pairs of programs belonging to specific subgenres of American drama.
Sick of predictable books that fill your subgenre bingo card with the same subgenre elements over and over?
The analyses of the subgenres and authors are excellent, with some thought-provoking suggestions and interpretations, and the connections among filmic, televisual, and written texts in each subgenre are made so that an overview is provided across the different media.
Emphasizing the ideological influence of Rastafari upon the proverbial elements of roots, Prahlad opens with a chapter on "The Original Man," a discussion of the "contextual frame" that informs and inspires the "roots" subgenre of reggae.
A native of the Havanese rumba epicenter called Cayo Hueso (not to be confused with the southernmost city in the continental United States), the versatile Utrecht-based trombonist/composedarranger explores, in his first bandleading expedition, various descarga-rooted connections between the improvisational essence of jazz and multiple but compatible Cuban genres and subgenres (son, guajira, danzOn, chachacha, rumba), while incorporating unorthodox but interesting diyei (DJ), rapero and flamenquista elements.
a compilation of 10 Northwest hardcore (and its subgenres of the day, grindcore and thrash) bands.
These typically consist of things like "properly steered" volunteer work, and the numerous subgenres and subcultures of science fiction, fantasy, role-playing games (such as Dungeons and Dragons), trading-card games (such as Magic: The Gathering), videogames, and so forth.
In place of Boucher's Rinaldo and Armida, Wesley deploys Dagwood and Blondie in erotic abandon; in place of Venus and the infant Bacchus, he portrays Olive Oyl and Swee' Pea, but the lightness of touch and level of allegorical remove are exactly the same, as are the sexy sujets galants, the multitudinous subgenres of Rococo practice.
Clarke: "I think it's an illusion that there's momentum in these subgenres, like a so-called 'hip horror' kind of movie.
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