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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Genre  \Gen"re\,  n. 
  Kind  genus;  class;  form  style,  esp.  in  literature. 
 
  French  drama  was  lisping  or  still  inarticulate;  the 
  great  French  genre  of  the  fabliau  was  hardly  born. 
  --Saintsbury. 
 
  A  particular  demand  .  .  .  that  we  shall  pay  special 
  attention  to  the  matter  of  genres  --  that  is  to  the 
  different  forms  or  categories  of  literature.  --W.  P. 
  Trent. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Genre  \Genre\  (zh[aum]N"r'),  n.  [F.  See  {Gender}.]  (Fine  Arts) 
  A  style  of  painting,  sculpture,  or  other  imitative  art,  which 
  illustrates  everyday  life  and  manners. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  genre 
  n  1:  a  kind  of  literary  or  artistic  work 
  2:  a  style  of  expressing  yourself  in  writing  [syn:  {writing 
  style},  {literary  genre}] 
  3:  a  class  of  artistic  endeavor  having  a  characteristic  form  or 
  technique 




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