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by Amiri Baraka

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What is the genre of "Dutchman"?

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"Dutchman," written by Amiri Baraka, can be considered to fall into many different genres based upon different aspects by which one could focus upon.

The first main category which the text falls into is literature. Literature is defined by a piece of prose or verse. The next subcategory which the text falls into is drama. The text is a play. All plays are, therefore, considered dramas. A drama is simply another name for a play.

The first subcategories of dramas are...

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insanetruth15 | Student

In1932, a band was formed by Harold Loeffelmacher. The band was called, "The Six Fat Dutchmen". They played polka music, mainly in the "oom=pah" style, which originated from Germany and Czechoslovakia. They music became so popular that it is now considered its own genre... "Dutchman" :)

insanetruth15 | Student

Oh sorry... I didn't realize you were talking about a novel.. haha I thought Dutchman was a genre of music... please disregard my above answer!

insanetruth15 | Student

In1932, a band was formed by Harold Loeffelmacher. The band was called, "The Six Fat Dutchmen". They played polka music, mainly in the "oom=pah" style, which originated from Germany and Czechoslovakia. They music became so popular that it is now considered its own genre... "Dutchman" :)