Definition of Subgenre

1. Noun. One of several categories within a particular genre. ¹



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Definition of Subgenre

1. a subdivision of a genre [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subgenre

subfusk
subfusks
subgame
subgames
subgap
subgelatinous
subgenera
subgeneration
subgenerations
subgeneric
subgenome
subgenomes
subgenomic
subgenre (current term)
subgenres
subgenual
subgenus
subgenus Azalea
subgenus Azaleastrum
subgenus Calliopsis
subgenus Chen
subgenus Pastor
subgenus Poinciana
subgenuses
subgiant
subgiants
subgingival
subgingivally

Literary usage of Subgenre

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1. Studies in German Literature in the Nineteenth Century by John Firman Coar (1903)
"So he calls them dramatic epics, or, in so far as he regards the novel as a subgenre of the epic, dramatic novels. The unbiassed critic prefers to regard ..."

2. The Maecenas and the Madrigalist: Patrons, Patronage, and the Origins of the by Anthony M. Cummings (2004)
"... possibility of readings of secular dialog texts along the lines of that proposed here.109 Among the composers represented by the subgenre of the secular ..."

3. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"Likewise, women have been prominent in detective fiction both as writers and as fictional investigators, though mostly in the well-circumscribed subgenre of ..."

4. The Electronic Intrusion Threat to National Security and Emergency ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"Cyberpunk - A subgenre of science fiction made popular by William Gibson's Neuromancer, where the role of computers and hackers is identified as being ..."

5. Global Infatuation: Explorations in Transnational Publishing and Texts : the by Eva Hemmungs Wirtén (1998)
"... How to Write Romances (CINCINNATI: WRITERS' DIGEST BOOKS, 1988), 5-6. YA, or Young Adult, does not really exist as a separate subgenre in Sweden. ..."

6. Plug Your Book: Online Book Marketing for Authors, Book Publicity Through by Steve Weber (2007)
"For example, there's no library category or Amazon tab for steampunk, a subgenre of speculative fiction. But using tags, aficionados can dissect steampunk ..."

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