Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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D Biography, Literature and Literary studies
Use all D* codes for: specialist and general adult titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘D’ itself, but select specific categories from section D*. Use all D* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular STYLE 6*, PLACE 1*, LANGUAGE 2* or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers
DS Literature: history and criticism
Use all DS* codes with: LANGUAGE 2* Qualifiers to indicate the language of the literature in question and PLACE 1* Qualifiers to indicate the location of a literary tradition for a work of literary criticism or national or regional context where significant, e.g. work about the Literature in English of Australia or the Literature in Spanish of Mexico, but DO NOT USE for an actual work (e.g. a novel) from that tradition, or where it was published. Use TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers to give greater precision to studies of a period
DSB Literary studies: general
DSBD Literary studies: c 1600 to c 1800

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