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Dewey Numbers for Literature

This is a guide to our local practices regarding Dewey numbers for literature
Tags: Cataloging literature, Copy cataloging, Dewey, DRDS, Edmon Low Library, Resource Management

Criticisms of works:

                       

                        Criticisms of one author:

Use the same Dewey as for single works and double cutter for the 600 (see Cuttering rules)

                       

Ex:      Fenton, Charles A.  The apprenticeship of Ernest Hemingway

813

H488

F342a

1958

 

Criticisms of four or more authors:

            Use the form division 09/009 for criticisms of multiple authors (more than 3) and/or genres of literature.

 

Ex.:     Poetzsch, Markus. "Visionary dreariness" : ‡b readings in Romanticism's quotidian sublime. 

820.9/384 ‡2 22  P745v

820.9384

P745v

 

Ex.:     Williams, Miller. Making a poem : ‡b some thoughts about poetry and the people who write it.

811.009 ‡2 22  W725m

811.009

W725m