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"Genre" is a key means by which we categorize the many forms of literature and culture. But it is also much more than that: in talk and writing, in music and images, in film and television, genres actively generate and shape our knowledge of the world. Understanding genre as a dynamic process rather than a set of stable rules, this book explores: - The relation of simple to complex genres - The history of literary genre in theory - The generic organization of implied meanings - The structuring of interpretation by genre - The uses of genre in teaching John Frow's lucid exploration of this fascinating concept will be essential reading for students of literary and cultural studies.

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ISBN:
9780415280631
Author:
Frow, John
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Discourse analysis
Subject:
Culture
Subject:
Reference-Rhetoric
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
New Critical Idiom
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
171
Dimensions:
7.78x6.48x.56 in. .45 lbs.

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