Thema Subject Categories 1.3

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F Fiction & Related items
Use with: (all F* codes) may be used with PLACE 1* and/or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers where these aspects are particularly pertinent & significant; appropriate non-fiction codes may be added after F* codes to indicate specific central themes or topics in fiction
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FV Historical fiction
Use for: stories set in the past (typically before the writer’s lifetime), where the time period is a significant or essential part of the story and that portray the spirit, manners, and social conditions of that time with realistic detail. Use with: other F* codes as appropriate. Use with: PLACE 1* and/or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers to indicate setting as appropriate. Prefer genre-specific ‘historical’ headings where available. See also: FFH Historical crime & mysteries, FJH Historical adventure fiction, FMH Historical fantasy, FRH Historical romance
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