Contents   Fixed field   0xx   1xx   2xx   3xx   4xx   5xx   6xx   7xx   8xx   9xx

LitF:  Literary Form

Bytes

BKS: 008/33; 006/16

Input Standards

BKS: Optional. One-character code. Default: 0

Definition

 
BKS, 006

Use numeric codes 0 and 1 to provide a generic identification of whether the item is a work of fiction. Use the alphabetic codes to identify specific literary forms.

Codes

 
 
0

Not fiction (not further specified). The item is not a work of fiction and no further identification of the literary form is desired.

LitF     0
100 1   Schweitzer, Albert, ǂd 1875-1965.
245 1 0 African notebook / ǂc Albert Schweitzer ; translated by Mrs. C.E.B. Russell.
 
1

Fiction (not further specified). The item is a work of fiction and no further identification of the literary form is desired.

LitF     1
100 1   Berenstain, Stan, ǂd 1923-2005.
245 1 4 The Berenstain Bears' home sweet tree / ǂc Stan and Jan Berenstain.
 
d

Dramas

LitF     d
100 1   Akoubia, Koshi, ǂe author.
245 1 0 Nigrigudja : ǂb pièce en 3 actes / ǂc Koshi Akoubia ; préface de Marie Ketline Adodo.
 
e

Essays

LitF     e
100 1   Walker, Alice, ǂd 1944-
240 1 0 Essays. ǂk Selections
245 1 4 The cushion in the road : ǂb meditation and wandering as the whole world awakens to be being in harm's way / ǂc Alice Walker.
 
f

Novels

LitF     f
100 1   Grass, Günter, ǂd 1927-
240 1 0 Blechtrommel. ǂl English
245 1 4 The tin drum / ǂc Gunter Grass ; translated by Breon Mitchell.
 
h

Humor, satire, etc. The item is a humorous work, satire, or of similar literary form.

LitF     h
245 0 Angry Birds space joke book.
 
i

Letters. The item is a single letter or collection of correspondence.

LitF     i
100 1   Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, ǂd 1806-1861.
240 1 0 Correspondence. ǂk Selections
245 1 4 The love letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning / ǂc Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
 
j

Short stories. The item is a short story or collection of short stories.

LitF     j
100 1   Saunders, George, ǂd 1958-
245 1 0 Tenth of December : ǂb stories / ǂc George Saunders.
 
m

Mixed forms. The item is a variety of literary forms (e.g., poetry and short stories).

LitF     m
100 1   Shirley, John, ǂd 1953-
245 1 0 New taboos : ǂb plus A state of imprisonment and "Why we need forty years of hell" and "Pro is for professional" outspoken interview / ǂc by John Shirley.
 
p

Poetry. The item is a poem or collection of poems.

LitF     p
100 1   Vergados, Athanassios, ǂe author, ǂe editor.
245 1 4 The Homeric Hymn to Hermes : ǂb introduction, text and commentary / ǂc by Athanassios Vergados.
 
s

Speeches. The item is a speech or collection of speeches.

LitF     s
100 1   Ki-moon, Ban.
245 1 0 Building a better future for all : ǂb selected speeches of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2007-2012.
 
u

Unknown. The literary form of the item is unknown.

Indexing

For information on material type indexing in various OCLC services, see Searching WorldCat Indexes, Material Type (includes links in Notes row to RDA terms and codes and Format or Document codes and values).

For information on material type names and codes (based mainly on the Leader, 006, 007, 008), see Searching WorldCat Indexes, Material Type Names and Codes.

This page last revised: October 7, 2013