DDC - 800 - Literature & rhetoric
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Dewey Decimal Classification System
800 Literature & rhetoric 800 Generalities
  • 800 Literature and rhetoric
  • 801 Philosophy & theory
  • 802 Miscellany
  • 803 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 804 
  • 805 Serial publications
  • 806 Organizations
  • 807 Education, research, related topics
  • 808 Rhetoric & collections of literature 
    • 808.1 Rhetoric [how to create] of poetry
    • 808.2 Rhetoric of drama
    • 808.3 Rhetoric of fiction
    • 808.4 Rhetoric of essays
    • 808.5 Rhetoric of speech
    • 808.6 Rhetoric of letters
    • 808.7 Rhetoric of satire and humor
    • 808.8 Collections of literary texts from more than one literature 
      • 808.81 Collections of poetry
      • 808.82 Collections of drama
      • 808.83 Collections of prose
  • 809 Literary history & criticism 
    • 809.1 Literary history and criticism of poetry
    • 809.2 Literary history and criticism of drama
    • 809.3 Literary history and criticism of fiction
    • 809.4 Literary history and criticism of essays
    • 809.5 Literary history and criticism of speech
    • 809.6 Literary history and criticism of letters
    • 809.7 Literary history and criticism of satire and humor
810 American & Canadian literature
  • 810 American or Canadian  literature in English 
    • 810.8 collections 
    • 810.9 history and criticism
  • 811 Poetry 
    • 811.08 collections
    • 811.09 history and criticism
  • 812 Drama 
    • 812.08 collections
    • 812.09 history and criticism
  • 813 Fiction 
    • 813.08 collections, short stories
    • 813.09 history and criticism
  • 814 Essays
  • 815 Speeches
  • 816 Letters
  • 817 Satire & humor
  • 818 Miscellaneous writings
  • 819
820 English & Old English literatures and other literatures commonly translated into English
  • 820 British literature in English 
    • 820.8 collections 
    • 820.9 history and criticism
  • 821 Poetry 
    • 821.08 collections
    • 821.09 history and criticism
  • 822 Drama 
    • 822.08 collections
    • 822.09 history and criticism
    • 822.3 Shakespeare
  • 823 Fiction 
    • 823.08 collections, short stories
    • 823.09 history and criticism
  • 824 Essays
  • 825 Speeches
  • 826 Letters
  • 827 Satire & humor
  • 828 Miscellaneous writings
  • 829 Old English
 
830 Literatures of Germanic languages in German
  • 830 Literatures of Germanic languages
  • 831 German poetry
  • 832 German drama
  • 833 German fiction
  • 834 German essays
  • 835 German speeches
  • 836 German letters
  • 837 German satire & humor
  • 838 German miscellaneous writings
  • 839 Other Germanic literatures 
    • 839.3 Dutch, Flemish, Afrikaans
    • 839.7 Swedish
    • 839.8 Danish and Norwegian
840 Literatures of French [see subdivisions above]
  • 840 Literatures of Romance languages
  • 841 French poetry
  • 842 French drama
  • 843 French fiction
  • 844 French essays
  • 845 French speeches
  • 846 French letters
  • 847 French satire & humor
  • 848 French miscellaneous writings
  • 849 Provençal & Catalan
850 Italian, Romanian literatures, in Italian
  • 850 Italian, Romanian, Rhæto-Romanic
  • 851 Italian poetry
  • 852 Italian drama
  • 853 Italian fiction
  • 854 Italian essays
  • 855 Italian speeches
  • 856 Italian letters
  • 857 Italian satire & humor
  • 858 Italian miscellaneous writings
  • 859 Romanian & Rhæto-Romanic
860 Spanish & Portuguese literatures
  • 860 Spanish & Portuguese literatuers
  • 861 Spanish poetry
  • 862 Spanish drama
  • 863 Spanish fiction
  • 864 Spanish essays
  • 865 Spanish speeches
  • 866 Spanish letters
  • 867 Spanish satire & humor
  • 868 Spanish miscellaneous writings
  • 869 Portuguese
870 Italic literatures, Latin
  • 870 Latin & Old Latin literatuers
  • 871 Latin poetry
  • 872 Latin drama
  • 873 Latin fiction
  • 874 Latin essays
  • 875 Latin speeches
  • 876 Latin letters
  • 877 Latin satire & humor
  • 878 Latin miscellaneous writings
  • 879 Literatures of other Italic languages
880 Hellenic literatures, Classical Greek
  • 880 Hellenic literatures; Classical Greek
  • 881 Classical Greek poetry
  • 882 Classical Greek drama
  • 883 Classical Greek fiction
  • 884 Classical Greek essays
  • 885 Classical Greek speeches
  • 886 Classical Greek letters
  • 887 Classical Greek satire & humor
  • 888 Classical Greek miscellaneous writings
  • 889 Modern Greek
890 Literatures of other languages, 
  • 890 Literatures of other languages
  • 891 East Indo-European & Celtic literatures 
    • 891.6 Celtic literatures
    • 891.7 East Slavic literatures Russian
    • 891.8 Slavic literatures
  • 892 Afro-Asiatic literatures; Semitic 
    • 892.4 Hebrew
  • 893 Non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic literatures
  • 894 Ural-Altaic, Paleosiberian, Dravidian
  • 895 Literatures of East & Southeast Asia 
    • 895.1 Chinese
    • 895.6 Japanese
    • 895.7 Korean
    • 895.9 Annam-Muong, Mon-Khmer, Thai literatures
  • 896 African literatures
  • 897 North American native literatures
  • 898 South American native literatures
  • 899 Other literatures