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South/Central American Literature

Base Numbers

Use regular Cuttering and work mark for a two-line call number.

(Corresponding LC classification range is given in parentheses.)

South America  869
Class here individual Spanish-American authors who live in non-Spanish speaking countries (i.e., Chicano authors writing only in Spanish).
Class here individual South or Central American authors of undetermined nationality.
Class here Papiamento.
Mexico (PQ7100-7298.436)
869.1
Central America
869.2

Costa Rica (PQ7480-7489.3) 869.21
Honduras (PQ7500-7509.3)
869.22
Guatemala (PQ7490-7499.3)
869.23
El Salvador (PQ7530-7539.3)
869.24
  
Nicaragua (PQ7510-7519.3)
869.25
Panama (PQ7520-7529.3)
869.26
Cuba (PQ7370-7392) 869.27
Puerto Rico (PQ7420-7442) 869.28
  
Dominican Republic (PQ7400-7409.3) 869.29
Argentina (PQ7600-7799) 869.3
Chile (PQ7900-8099) 869.4
Peru (PQ8300-8499) 869.5
  
Uruguay (PQ8510-8520.436) 869.6
Paraguay (PQ850-8259.3) 869.61
Colombia (PQ8160-8180.36) 869.7
Venezuela (PQ8530-8550.436)
869.71
  
Bolivia (PQ7801-7822) 869.8
Ecuador (PQ8200-8220.436) 869.81
Brazil (Portuguese) (PQ9500-9699) 869.9

 
For Works by or about more than one author, add to the base number for the particular literature:

Collections in more than one form add -08
Criticism of more than one form add -09

 
For Works by or about more than one author in Specific forms, add to the base number for the for the particular literature:  

Collections of Poetry add -081
Criticism and Interpretation of Poetry add -091
Collections of Drama  add -082
Criticism and Interpretation of Drama add -092
Collections of Fiction add -083
Criticism and Interpretation of Fiction add -093

 
For example:

Antologia Poetica... (Dominican Republic) [compiler] J. Julia 869.29081
An6
Lo Popular y lo Culto en la Peosia Dominicana B. Rosario Candelier 869.29091
R71p

 
For Works by or about an individual author, the citation order is to first class together all the works by or about an author using only the base class number for the particular literature (do not add genre numbers), followed by a standard book number (i.e., treat book number construction the same as for British and American literatures) to complete the call number.

For example:

Gaston Fernando Deligne, el Poeta Civil (biography) [by] G. Majia Ricant 869.29
D57Ym
Enrique Banchs, Poeta del... (criticism of the Argentinian poet) by David Martinez 869.3
B22Ym

 
For a second or other general criticism of the same author by the same critic, add the number 2,3,4, etc. to the workmark:

A second criticism of Banchs by Martinez 869.3
B22Ym2
A third criticism of Banchs by Martinez 869.3
B22Ym3