BISAC Subject Headings List

Literary Collections

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LITERARY COLLECTIONS

Use subjects in this section for collections that include two or more literary forms (e.g., fiction and poetry) or consist of a literary form that does not have its own section (e.g., essays).  Collections of works in a literary form that has its own section (drama, fiction, juvenile fiction, juvenile nonfiction, poetry) should be assigned subjects in the appropriate section.

Because the FICTION section is arranged by genre, if a geographic breakdown is desired for a collection of fiction, an exception to the above rule can be made and subjects may be assigned in both the FICTION and LITERARY COLLECTIONS sections.

LCO000000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General

LCO001000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African

LCO002000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / General

LCO002010

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / African American & Black

LCO002020

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / Asian American & Pacific Islander *

LCO002030

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American / Hispanic & Latino *

LCO003000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical

LCO004000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / General

LCO004010

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Chinese

LCO004020

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Indic

LCO004030

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Asian / Japanese

LCO005000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Australian & Oceanian

LCO006000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Canadian

LCO007000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Caribbean & Latin American

LCO015000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Diaries & Journals

LCO008000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / General

LCO008010

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Eastern (see also Russian & Soviet)

LCO009000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

LCO008020

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / French

LCO008030

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / German

LCO008040

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Italian

LCO008050

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Scandinavian

LCO008060

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / Spanish & Portuguese

LCO010000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays

LCO013000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

LCO020000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Interviews

LCO011000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Letters

LCO016000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / LGBTQ+

LCO017000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Medieval

LCO012000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Middle Eastern

 

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Native American see Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

LCO021000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Prisoners’ Writings *

LCO014000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Russian & Soviet

LCO018000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Speeches

LCO022000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / General *

LCO022010

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / Animals & Nature *

LCO022020

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / Love & Erotica *

LCO022030

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / Places *

LCO022040

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / Religious & Inspirational *

LCO022050

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Subjects & Themes / War *

LCO019000

LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors

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