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Definition of Genre

Genre

  1. A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
  2. Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.

Genre Quotations

There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
Gary Gygax

I am a sinner. This is the most accurate definition. It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner.
Pope Francis

There's only one type of music and that's good music, no matter what genre it is.
will.i.am

I was not really aware of the dystopian genre before I read 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Many poets as well, like John Donne and Emily Dickinson, would be the influences; I specialized in Emily Dickinson at university. Both of those poets have really interesting ways of looking at life and death.
Samantha Shannon

But when I hear a great song, I can't help but be inspired by it, regardless of whatever genre that song falls under.
Taylor Swift
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Genre Translations

genre in Afrikaans is genre
genre in Dutch is genre, genrestuk
genre in Swedish is stil, genre

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