Literature

800 Literature
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
800 Literature (Belles-lettres) and rhetoric 1A
801 Philosophy and theory 1A
802 Miscellany about literature 1A
803 Dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances for literature 1A
805 Serial publications for literature 1A
806 Organizations for literature 1A
807 Study and teaching of literature 2B
808 Rhetoric and collections of literary texts from more than two literatures 1A
809 History, description, critical appraisal of more than two literatures 1A
810-819 American literature in English 2A
810-819 American literature in English with NY themes 3C
820 English and Old English (Anglo-Saxon) literatures 1A
821-829 English literary forms 1A
830 Literatures of Germanic (Teutonic) languages, German literature 1A
831-839 German literary forms 0
840 Literature of Romance languages French literature 1A
841-849 French literary forms 0

 

850 Literature
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
850 Literatures of Italian, Sardinian, Dalmatian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic languages Italian literature 1A
851-858 Italian literary forms 0
859 Romanian and Rhaeto-Romanian literatures 0
860 Literatures of Spanish and Portuguese languages Spanish literature 1A
861-868 Spanish literary forms 0
869 Portuguese literature 0
870 Literatures of Italic languages Latin literature 1A
871-878 Latin literary forms 0
879 Literatures of other Italic languages 0
880 Literatures of Hellenic languages, Classical Greek literature 1A
881-888 Classical Greek literature 0
889 Modern Greek literature 0
890-899 Literature of other specific languages and language families 0
Except    
897 Literatures of North American native languages 3A
897.3 Algonquin (NYS/Northeast) 4
897.3 Iroquois (NYS/Northeast) 4

 

Collection Level Key

0=Out of Scope;

1a=Minimal level (uneven coverage);
1b=Minimal level (even coverage);

2a=Basic Information level (introductory);
2b=Basic Information level (advanced);

3a=Basic Study or Instructional Support level;
3b=Intermediate Study or Instructional Support level;
3c=Advanced Study or Instructional Support level;

4=Research level;

5=Comprehensive level


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Last Updated: August 26, 2010