LUCKY JIM By Kingsley Amis Kingsley Amis's first and best novel, and one of the founding books of the genre.
Hoping to tempt her back into writing, her agent suggested that she and her husband collaborate on a book in his genre.
The labels rely on formulas and rules because their genre categories are defined by them.
Icons of the genre, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Kanye West, effortlessly telegraph cool.
After two mostly ignored novels, Shababo spent the rest of her life working in what Isaac Babel called the "genre of silence."
This is burlesque, and Pulci seems to have been the inventor of the genre.
Erasmus made no further ventures in the genre of the Praise of Folly.
He is known abroad chiefly as a genre painter of semi-literary compositions.
In this genre, if I am not misemploying that term, he remained without a peer.
But Teniers and the genre painters carry this banishment of spiritual motive a step further.
1770, as a French word in English (nativized from c.1840), from French genre "kind, sort, style" (see gender). Used especially in French for "independent style." Of painting, "depicting scenes of ordinary life" (as compared to "landscape," "historical," etc.) from 1849.