Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
D Biography, Literature & Literary studies
DB Ancient, classical & mediaeval texts
Use for: texts, other than sagas & epics, in an early, ancient or classical language, ideally with other D* code indicating literary form
DC Poetry
DD Plays, playscripts
Use with: STYLE Qualifier 6* as appropriate. See also: ATFD Film scripts & screenplays, ATJD Television screenplays, scripts & performances, ATLD Radio plays, scripts & performances
DN Biography & non-fiction prose
Use with: (all DN* codes) another specific subject code where possible, eg SFH “Golf” with DNBS. See also: FC Biographical fiction
DS Literature: history & criticism
Use with: STYLE 6* & LANGUAGE 2* Qualifiers, as appropriate

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