Definitions for "Genre"
Kind; genus; class; form; style, esp. in literature.
A category of a certain type of writing, such as horror, romance, mystery, science fiction, and so forth.
A category of films lumped together based on subject matter, theme or tone. Film genres include action, drama, comedy, horror, noir, musical, mystery, western, thriller, documentary, or science fiction. Many genres then have sub-genres, such as dark comedy, teen comedy, romantic drama, historical drama, sci-fi thriller, or sci-fi horror.
A style of painting, sculpture, or other imitative art, which illustrates everyday life and manners.
a painting representing everyday life
Genre painting is the depiction of subjects and scenes from everyday life, ordinary folk and common activities. It achieved its greatest popularity in seventeenth century Holland with the works of Jan Steen and Jan Vermeer.The term genre is also used for the various categories of subject matter in the traditional academic hierarchy, in descending order of importance: history, megalography, mythology, religion, portraiture, genre (see the first sense above), landscape, still-life and vernacular.
a medium in which to conduct an obsession
a semiotic code within which we are 'positioned' as 'ideal readers' through the use of particular 'modes of address'
sign system (in the sense of classical semiotics) delimited by a collection of conventions for using a medium. For example, the graphical conventions of familiar GUIs constitute a genre within the medium of computer displays.
a brand that the audience recognizes
a broad band containing many variations upon a theme
A way of categorising different types of moving image texts. As it has a particular usage in Film Studies it can often sound clumsy or inappropriate when applied to other media forms, like video or television. It is more common to talk of television formats, like the gameshow or the chatshow, for example. Genres are typically studied via reference to narratives, iconography, themes, and characters which crop up relatively predictably within individual examples of a particular genre. However, it is important to bear in mind the role of the audience when studying genre. It is commonly agreed that audiences enjoy the repetition of what is familiar in a genre, but also expect to see something new.
Keywords:  gesso, gicl
Gesso Giclée
program of positive or negative prescriptions (and licences) which regulate the production and interpretation of texts. All texts have to do with a genre and all genres have to do with a discourse. Genres do not belong to the language system strictly speaking, but rather to other social norms.
a conventional function of language, a particular relation to the world which serves as norm or expectation to guide the reader in his encounter with the text
a group of acts unified by a constellation of forms that recurs in each of its members
a patterning of communication created by a combination of the individual (cognitive), social, and technical forces implicit in a recurring communicative situation
a socially agreed upon and recognized form of communication that a group of people has developed over time to communicate more effectively and efficiently with one another
a set of stories related by particular characteristics or conventions
a type of story, like action, love, thriller, detective, etc
An artwork in skeletal outline, elaborated through a series of derived artworks that all share a set of common elements and conventions.
Keywords:  oar, mixture
an oar mixture
Genre magazine is New York city-based monthly periodical written for gay men. It is owned by gay press publisher Window Media, a subsidiary of Avalon Equity Partners.
a gross division, that describes what stile a system, a world or a single adventure is like
Most games fall conveniently into a specific type or genre of game.
a form or type of something
a text-type specified by identifying a common structure of functional units (obligatory and optional) that is repeated again and again from text to text
a recognisable communicative event characterised and shaped by a set of communicative purpose(s)
Keywords:  widest, symbolic, sense, texts, codes
a specific generic or generative set of symbolic codes for the production and use of texts (in the widest sense)
Keywords:  airplane, car
a car and an airplane
a pattern, not a single document or event, and it implies a steady flow of materials that can play a definite role in the activities of some community
a class of communication that shares modes and purposes
a group of documents with similarities as regards form