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Melvil Decimal System: 813.59

Wording: Literature > American And Canadian > Fiction > 20th Century > Not set

Dewmoji: ๐Ÿ“š > ๐Ÿ > ๐Ÿณ > ? > ?

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Information
179,064
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
167,145
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
436,901
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
912,661
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
121,346
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
288,882
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
666,318
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
658,667
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
877,170
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
559,529
๐Ÿ—ฟ
80
By Topic
68,830
๐Ÿ“š
81
American And Canadian
399,547
๐Ÿ
82
English
202,292
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
83
German
63,338
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
84
French
49,450
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
85
Italian
21,274
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
86
Spanish And Portuguese
28,573
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
87
Latin
5,001
๐Ÿ“œ
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,054
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท
89
Other Languages
31,811
๐Ÿ—จ
810
American
10,138
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
811
Poetry
44,604
๐Ÿ“œ
812
Drama
9,054
๐ŸŽญ
813
Fiction
314,988
๐Ÿณ
814
Essays
2,877
๐Ÿ“„
815
American Speeches
262
๐Ÿ—ฃ
816
American Letters
210
โœ‰๏ธ
817
American Wit and Humor
4,051
๐Ÿ˜‚
818
Authors, American and American Miscellany
10,860
๐Ÿ‘
819
Canadian literature
2,503
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
813.0
Anthologies And Criticism
8,270
813.1
Colonial 1607-1776
135
813.2
Post-Revolutionary 1776-1830
342
813.3
Middle 19th Century 1830-1861
1,472
813.4
Later 19th Century 1861-1900
2,889
813.5
20th Century
117,689
813.6
21st Century
71,125
813.7
71
813.8
22
813.9
151
813.50
395
813.51
29
813.52
1900-1944
9,489
813.53
13
813.54
1945-1999
99,836
813.55
56
813.56
37
813.57
1
813.58
1
813.59
32
813.590813.591
3
813.592
2
813.593813.594813.595813.596813.597813.598813.599

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

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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