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Melvil Decimal System: 808

Wording: Literature > By Topic > Anthologies and rhetoric

Dewmoji: 📚 > 📚 > 🔊

0
Information
196,271
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
130,463
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
đŸ—ŋ
80
By Topic
75,504
📚
81
American And Canadian
418,287
🍁
82
English
214,460
🏴ķ §ķ ĸķ Ĩķ Žķ §ķ ŋ
83
German
67,985
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
52,541
đŸ‡Ģ🇷
85
Italian
22,273
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
31,518
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
5,369
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,603
đŸ‡Ŧ🇷
89
Other Languages
34,252
🗨
800
Literature
4,257
801
Literary Theory
3,650
☁ī¸
802
Literary Compendia and Outlines
192
803
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
288
📕
804
Essays
206
📄
805
Periodicals
240
📰
806
Literature — Societies, etc.
46
807
Education And Research
624
🎓
808
Anthologies and rhetoric
44,464
🔊
809
History and criticism of three or more literatures
21,537
808.0
Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction
13,911
808.1
Poetry Writing
1,629
808.2
Playwriting And Screenwriting
1,056
808.3
Fiction Writing
1,777
808.4
Essay Writing
163
808.5
Public Speaking
2,529
🎤
808.6
Letter Writing
199
💌
808.7
Comedy Writing
174
😆
808.8
Anthologies
12,231
808.9
Non-English
78

Works under MDS 808

44,464 results. First 2,000 shown.

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

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

MDSScheduleRatioCount
070.52Information > Journalism And Publishing > Journalism And Publishing > Publishing > Getting Published19.5117
028.9Information > Library and Information Sciences > Books and Reading > Character of reading in libraries14.3215
423.1Language > English > Dictionaries of standard English > Speller-dividers--English language8.3297
153.35Philosophy and Psychology > Psychology > Cognition And Memory > Creativity And Visualization > Creativity8.2115
372.62Social Sciences > Education > Primary education (Elementary education) > Language arts (Communication skills) > Written and spoken expression7.6198
428.40Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics) > Reading--English language7.1114
428.00Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics)6.6396
422Language > English > Etymology of standard English6.4122
428.0Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics)6.2405
378.12Social Sciences > Education > Higher education > Organization; Government; Location; Scope, field > Teaching staff; Faculty6.2154
082Information > Quotations > English Anthologies5.9202
153.3Philosophy and Psychology > Psychology > Cognition And Memory > Creativity And Visualization5.6141
002Information > Computing And Information > History of the book4.5135
028Information > Library and Information Sciences > Books and Reading4.4462
428.4Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics) > Reading--English language4.1190
423Language > English > Dictionaries of standard English4503
929.10Biography and History > Biography > Genealogy; Heraldry > Genealogies3.9114
051Information > Periodicals > American3.8102
428.2Language > English > Standard English usage (Prescriptive linguistics) > English language--grammar--prescriptive approach3.7559
398.21Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Fairy Tales3.7189

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