Monday, July 25, 2011

#565 genre

genre- kind, category, or sort, especially of literary or artistic work; a category

C19 from French, from Old French gendre; gender

And what about those authors whose "genre" is hard to pin down but whose vision of the future is not sweetness and light, like Kurt Vonnegut (Player Piano, The Sirens of Titan, Cat's Cradle).

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