Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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D Biography, Literature & Literary studies
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
DNX True stories: general
Use for: (all DNX* codes) for popular accounts of actual events written in a novelistic style
DNXC True crime
Use with: JKV* or other codes as appropriate
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DNXH True stories of discovery
Use for: discovery of a historical or scientific nature
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DNXM True war & combat stories
DNXP True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
Use for: primarily physical ordeals arising from misadventure, conflict, disasters etc. See also: DNXR True stories of survival of abuse & injustice
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DNXR True stories of survival of abuse & injustice
Class here: ‘misery memoirs’. Use for: physical or emotional ordeals arising from deliberate mistreatment, miscarriages of justice, victims of crime, etc. Prefer DNXC for objective or criminal’s view of criminal activity. See also: DNXC True crime, DNXP True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
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DNXZ Erotic confessions & true stories

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