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Melvil Decimal System: 811

Wording: Literature > American And Canadian > Poetry

Dewmoji: 📚 > 🍁 > 📜

0
Information
174,374
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,779
💭
2
Religion
423,184
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,318
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,009
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,977
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,279
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,427
🎨
8
Literature
865,204
📚
9
Biography and History
550,807
đŸ—ŋ
80
By Topic
67,244
📚
81
American And Canadian
396,427
🍁
82
English
200,037
đŸ‡Ŧ🇧
83
German
61,998
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
48,630
đŸ‡Ģ🇷
85
Italian
20,878
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
26,900
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
4,889
📜
88
Greco e altre lingue classiche
6,899
đŸ‡Ŧ🇷
89
Other Languages
31,302
🗨
810
American
9,992
đŸ‡ē🇸
811
Poetry
43,944
📜
812
Drama
8,967
🎭
813
Fiction
313,052
đŸŗ
814
Essays
2,822
📄
815
American Speeches
251
đŸ—Ŗ
816
American Letters
192
✉ī¸
817
American Wit and Humor
4,022
😂
818
Authors, American and American Miscellany
10,696
👝
819
Canadian literature
2,489
🇨đŸ‡Ļ
811.0
1,372
811.1
Colonial (1607-1776)
173
811.2
Post-Revolutionary (1776-1830)
220
811.3
Middle 19th Century (1830-1861)
720
811.4
Later 19th Century (1861-1900)
651
811.5
20th Century
24,490
811.6
21st Century
4,863
811.7
11
811.8
14
811.9
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Works under MDS 811

43,944 results. First 2,000 shown.

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
306.76Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Culture and Institutions > Sexuality > Sexual orientation, gender identity5.3265
398.24Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Tales and lore of plants and animals4.9168
398.8Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Rhymes and rhyming games4.8231
398.21Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Fairy Tales4.2169
513.21Mathematics and Science > Mathematics > Arithmetic > Arithmetic > Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division4.1106
394.2Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > General Customs > Special Occasions4435
398.2Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature3.91672
398.20Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature3.5447
513.2Mathematics and Science > Mathematics > Arithmetic > Arithmetic3.5182
398Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore3.52088
394.26Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > General Customs > Special Occasions > Holidays3.3260
394Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > General Customs3.1509
39XSocial Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore2.82717
428.1Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics) > Spellers--English language2.8190
513Mathematics and Science > Mathematics > Arithmetic2.7242
306.85Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Culture and Institutions > Marriage and Parenting > Family2.4105
973.04Biography and History > North America > United States > Ethnic And National Groups2.2170
306.7Social Sciences > Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology > Culture and Institutions > Sexuality2.2341
508Mathematics and Science > General Science > Natural history2.1227
296.4Religion > Other Religions > Judaism > Rites, Services, Practice2.1109

Related tags

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