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Melvil Decimal System: 808.0668

Wording: Literature > By Topic > Anthologies and rhetoric > Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction > By Type Of Writing > Writing non-fiction (by topic) > Writing about literature

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Information
183,829
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
💭
2
Religion
443,755
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
952,115
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
123,707
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
692,375
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
📚
9
Biography and History
567,666
đŸ—ŋ
80
By Topic
71,393
📚
81
American And Canadian
404,685
🍁
82
English
205,565
đŸ‡Ŧ🇧
83
German
64,357
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
50,211
đŸ‡Ģ🇷
85
Italian
21,444
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
29,390
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
5,106
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,220
đŸ‡Ŧ🇷
89
Other Languages
32,355
🗨
800
Literature
3,933
801
Literary Theory
3,456
☁ī¸
802
Literary Compendia and Outlines
164
803
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
271
📕
804
Essays
197
📄
805
Periodicals
218
📰
806
Literature — Societies, etc.
42
807
Education And Research
605
🎓
808
Anthologies and rhetoric
42,374
🔊
809
History and criticism of three or more works
20,133
808.0
Rhetoric; Other Writing Instruction
13,361
808.1
Poetry Writing
1,486
808.2
Playwriting And Screenwriting
981
808.3
Fiction Writing
1,688
808.4
Essay Writing
152
808.5
Public Speaking
2,399
🎤
808.6
Letter Writing
189
💌
808.7
Comedy Writing
158
😆
808.8
Anthologies
11,381
808.9
Non-English
79
808.00
Rhetoric & Other Writing Instruction -- Subdivisions
520
808.01
--
4
808.02
Inspiration for writers, ideas
2,462
808.03
--
105
808.04
Handbooks for writers
5,458
808.05808.06
By Type Of Writing
4,713
808.07
--
13
808.08
--
73
808.09
--
6
808.060
1
808.061
1
808.062
6
808.063
3
808.064808.065808.066
Writing non-fiction (by topic)
3,166
808.067
Adult easy literature
7
808.068
Children's literature
1,096
808.069
1
808.0660
264
808.0661
Philosophical/psychological writing
79
808.0662
Religious writing
42
808.0663
Writing about the social sciences
455
808.0664
Writing about languages and linguistics
6
808.0665
Science writing
142
808.0666
Writing about applied sciences and technology
1,284
808.0667
Writing about the arts and leisure
131
808.0668
Writing about literature
48
808.0669
Writing about history/writing biographies
356
808.06680808.06681
4
808.06682808.06683
1
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Works under MDS 808.0668

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

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

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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