literary genre

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Noun1.literary genre - a style of expressing yourself in writing
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
form - an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse; "the essay was in the form of a dialogue"; "he first sketches the plot in outline form"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
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The literary genre of the Gospels is discussed extensively.
Noir fiction is a literary genre closely related to hard-boiled genre with a distinction that the protagonist is not a detective, but instead either a victim, a suspect, or a perpetrator.
com)-- Flash Fiction is an emerging literary genre that is rapidly gaining popularity among readers of all ages and walks of life.
LOS ANGELES -- When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.
The town's Central Library is to host a new group set up to tap into this enthusiasm for the literary genre and explore the "golden age of detective fiction".
He also describes the broad paradigm shift in literary genre arising during the early 17h century, which saw genre hybrids manifested in Shakespeare's problem plays; the satires of Nashe, Hall, and Marston; and the tragicomedies of playwrights such as Beaumont and Fletcher.
Old fans and new enthusiasts of Grace Livingston Hill's Christian romance novels are encouraged to visit the Barbour Publisher web site for a complete listing of all their available Christian romance titles by Grace Livingston Hill and other talented authors in the literary genre which she helped to pioneer.
Older students were asked to step into an author's shoes and explore their favourite literary genre, while younger participants had the option to illustrate their own version of a World Book Day celebration.
He wrote memorable, timeless yarns in just about every literary genre the pulps had to offer.
The top literary genre across Europe is "action, adventure, crime and thriller", with more than six in 10 of those polled picking it as their top read.
RECOGNIZED NOW AS A LEGITIMATE literary genre, autobiography comes in a number of guises, some more traditional than others.
These are just two examples among the many that Rao relates in his survey of the humanistic invective, a literary genre that has recently enjoyed considerable attention.