This is BIC’s Subject Categories and Qualifiers Scheme, version 2 revision 01, the standard classification scheme for the UK book trade and other English language markets, available from www.bic.org.uk. You can also browse version 1.2 of the new Thema international, multilingual subject category scheme.
|D||Literature and literary studies…
Do not use “D” on individual books; select appropriate code(s) from Section D below
Use DB for all classical Greek and Latin texts, ideally with other D* code indicating literary form
See also: APFD “Film scripts and screenplays”; APDT “TV scripts and screenplays”; APWD “Radio scripts”
Use for all anthologies except poetry anthologies (see DCQ “Poetry anthologies (various poets)”); use with other code indicating subject or literary form as appropriate
|DS||Literature: history and criticism…
Note: with DS* codes, assign also the appropriate Language qualifier, where possible. For A/AS Level literary study and revision guides, add 4KLR “A/AS Level study and revision guides”
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