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Melvil Decimal System: 808.81936

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Language
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Mathematics and Science
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Technology
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💡
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Arts and Recreation
653,495
🎨
8
Literature
867,539
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Biography and History
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American And Canadian
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English
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German
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French
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Literary Compendia and Outlines
159
803
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
265
📕
804
Essays
194
📄
805
Periodicals
214
📰
806
Literature — Societies, etc.
40
807
Education And Research
568
🎓
808
Anthologies and rhetoric
40,606
🔊
809
History and criticism of three or more works
18,535
808.0
Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction
12,854
808.1
Poetry Writing
1,274
808.2
Playwriting And Screenwriting
937
808.3
Fiction Writing
1,578
808.4
Essay Writing
136
808.5
Public Speaking
2,312
🎤
808.6
Letter Writing
179
💌
808.7
Comedy Writing
151
😆
808.8
Anthologies
10,649
808.9
Non-English
77
808.80
>
860
808.81
Poetry
1,723
808.82
Plays
938
808.83
Fiction
2,633
808.84
Essays
197
808.85
Speeches
122
808.86
Letters
89
808.87
Comedy
223
808.88
Miscellaneous Collections
1,275
808.89
449
808.810
>
120
808.811808.812808.813
12
808.814
Poetry anthologies by place
34
808.815
12
808.816808.817
Comedic
19
808.818
7
808.819
382
808.8190808.8191
5
808.8192
4
808.8193
331
808.8194808.8195
1
808.8196808.8197808.8198
2
808.8199
4
808.81930808.81931808.81932
10
808.81933
Seasonal poetry
20
808.81934808.81935
189
808.81936
59
808.81937
6
808.81938
39
808.81939
808.819360808.819361808.819362
Animal poetry
9
808.819363808.819364
1
808.819365808.819366808.819367808.819368808.819369

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