Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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F Fiction and Related items
DO NOT USE: code ‘F’ itself, but select specific categories from section F*. Use all F* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular PLACE 1* and/or TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers where these aspects are particularly pertinent and significant. N.B. F* codes maybe used with appropriate non-fiction categories to indicate key settings or topics of the narrative, but for all adult fiction the primary category must be an F* code. FX* codes may be used to indicate a strong underlying theme. Also use with 5H*, 5J*, 5L* or 5P* qualifiers when these represent a significant topic or part of the appeal of the narrative. FY* codes may be used to indicate special features of a fiction title
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FY Fiction: special features
Use all FY* codes with: other F* code indicating genre or type. FY* codes should not usually be the primary or main subject code
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FYR Category fiction
Use for: the kind of romance, science fiction or other types of genre fiction, usually published on a monthly basis, short, in clearly delineated lines and with a certain number published every month. Use with: other F* code indicating genre or type. DO NOT USE: FYR as the main or primary subject or the only code
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