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LitF:  Literary Form



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BKS: 008/33; 006/16

Input Standards

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

Definition

 
BKS, 006 

Use numeric codes 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

 
 
 

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

LitF    
100 1   Schweitzer, Albert, ǂd 1875-1965.
245 1 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

Last revised: October 7, 2013