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If the work is not literary it will be classed according to its subject. A general work on mathematics, for example, will be classed in 510 Mathematics, regardless of whether it was originally written in Russian, Spanish, or any other language. Usually, the language in which a non-literary work was originally written does not affect the classification. There are a few exceptions, e.g., 031-039 General encyclopedic works in specific languages and language families, where a note specifies "By language in which originally written."
If a literary work written in Russian is translated into English, it is still classed as Russian literature. The Manual entry at 800 Literature (Belles-lettres), in the section “Language,” says: “Class literary works in the language in which they were originally written, e.g., an English translation of a work originally written in Spanish 860 (not 820).”
The numbers 796.98093–796.98099 can be used freely except for specific games, e.g., Winter Olympics in Europe 796.98094. Works that focus on a country’s relations with the International Olympic Committee with respect to trying to get the Winter Olympics held in the country—if not limited to a specific game—or works about a long-term drive to build up a strong national Winter Olympics team—can be classed in 796.98093–796.98099. Works that focus on a country’s performance in the Winter Olympics, however, may focus on the athletes as individuals, and that leads to use of T1—0922 Collected persons treatment. In the preference table at the start of Table 1, T1—092 Persons comes before T1—093–099. The scope note and class-here note at T1—092 have hierarchical force and thus apply to T1—0922 Collected persons treatment: “Biography, autobiography, description and critical appraisal of work . . . . “Class here treatment of individuals” Notation from Table 2 can be added to T1—0922 express the country, e.g., Austrian Winter Olympics athletes 796.980922436.
Toggle Commented Mar 2, 2010 on Winter Olympic Games at 025.431: The Dewey blog