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Library of Congress Classifications for Languages and Literature

The Literatures and Languages Library's collections are shelved according to Library of Congress Classification (LCC). This guide is intended to facilitate finding areas of interest under LCC.

The vast majority of our collection is listed under Class P, which is the section of LCC dedicated to Language and Literature.

 

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Subject Headings under P


P – Philology; Linguistics

          P1-85 - General

          P86-96 - Communication. Mass media

          P98-98.5 - Computational linguistics. Natural language processing

          P99-99.4 - Semiotics. Signs & symbols

          P99.5-99.6 - Nonverbal communication

          P101-410 - Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar

                   P306-310 - Translating and Interpreting

          P501-769 - IndoEuropean (IndoGermanic) philology

          P901-1091 - Extinct ancient or medieval languages



PA – Greek language and literature; Latin language and literature


PB - Modern European Languages; Celtic Languages

          PB1-431 - Modern languages

          PB1001-3029 - Celtic languages and literature


PC - Romance Languages

          PC1-400 - General

          PC601-872 - Romanian

          PC901-986 - Raeto-Romance

          PC1001-1977 - Italian

          PC1981-1984 - Sardinian

          PC2001-3761 - French

          PC3801-3976 - Catalan

          PC4001-4977 - Spanish

          PC5001-5498 - Portuguese

 

PD - Old Germanic and Scandinavian Languages

          PD1-780 - General

          PD1001-1350 - Old Germanic dialects

          PD1501-7159 - North Germanic. Scandinavian


PE - English Language

          PE101-458 - Anglo-Saxon. Old English

          PE501-693 - Middle English

          PE814-896 - Early Modern English

          PE1001-1693 - Modern English

          PE1128-1130.5 - English as a Second Language

          PE1700-3602 - Dialects. Provincialisms, etc.

          PE3701-3729 - Slang. Argot, etc.

 

PF - Dutch, Flemish, and German Languages

          PF1-5999 - West Germanic

                   PF1-979 - Dutch

                    PF1001-1184 - Flemish

                    PF1401-1541 - Friesian

                    PF3001-5999 - German


PG - Slavic Languages and Literature


PH - Finno-Ugrian, Basque Languages & Literature


PJ-PL - Oriental Languages & Literature


PM - American Indian and Artificial Languages


PN - Literature, Literary History and Collections

          PN1-9 - Periodicals

          PN20-30 - Societies

          PN45-57 - Theory; Philosophy; Esthetics

          PN59-72 - Study and teaching

          PN80-99 - Criticism

          PN101-245 - Authorship

          PN441-1009.5 - Literary history

          PN451-497 - Biography

          PN597-605 - Special relations, movements, and currents of literature

          PN610-779 - By period

                    PN611-649 - Ancient

                    PN661-694 - Medieval (to 1500)

                             PN683-687 - Legends

                              PN688-691 - Poetry

                              PN692-693 - Prose; Prose fiction

                   PN695-779 - Modern

                             PN715-749 - Renaissance (1500-1700)

          PN801-820 - Romance literature

          PN821-840 - Germanic literature

          PN851-884 - Comparative literature

          PN905-1008 - Folk literature

                    PN980-995 - Fables

          PN1010-1525 - Poetry

          PN1530 - The monologue

          PN1551 - The dialogue

          PN1600-3307 - Drama

                    PN1993-1999 - Motion pictures

          PN2000-3307 - Dramatic representation; The theater

          PN3311-3503 - Prose; Prose fiction

          PN4001-4355 - Oratory; Elocution, etc.

          PN4390 - Diaries

          PN4400 - Letters (Literary history)

          PN4500 - Essays (Literary history)

          PN4699-5650 - Journalism; The periodical press, etc.

          PN6010-6790 - Collections of general literature

 

PQ - Romance Literature

          PQ1-3999 - French literature

                    PQ1-771 - History and criticism

                    PQ781-841 - Folk literature

                    PQ845 - Juvenile literature

                    PQ1100-1297 - Collections

                    PQ1300-1595 - Old French literature

                    PQ1600-2726 - Modern literature

                    PQ3800-3999 - Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

          PQ4001-5999 - Italian literature

                    PQ4001-4199.5 - History and criticism

                    PQ4201-4263 - Collections

                    PQ4265-4556 - Individual authors and works to 1400

                    PQ4561-4664 - Individual authors, 1400-1700

                    PQ4675-4734 - Individual authors, 1701-1900

                    PQ4800-4851 - Individual authors, 1900-1960

                    PQ4860-4886 - Individual authors, 1961-2000

                    PQ4900-4926 - Individual authors, 2001-

                    PQ5901-5999 - Regional, provincial, local, etc.

          PQ6001-8929 - Spanish literature

                    PQ6001-6168 - History and criticism

                    PQ6170-6269 - Collections

                    PQ6271-6498 - Individual authors and works to 1700

                    PQ6500-6576 - Individual authors, 1700-ca. 1868

                    PQ6600-6647 - Individual authors, 1868-1960

                    PQ6650-6676 - Individual authors, 1961-2000

                    PQ6700-6726 - Individual authors, 2001-

                    PQ7000-8929 - Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

          PQ9000-9999 - Portuguese literature

                    PQ9000-9129 - History and criticism

                    PQ9131-9188 - Collections

                    PQ9189 - Individual authors and works to 1500

                    PQ9191-9255 - Individual authors and works, 1500-1700

                    PQ9261 - Individual authors, 1701-1960

                    PQ9262-9288 - Individual authors, 1961-2000

                    PQ9300-9326 - Individual authors, 2001-

                    PQ9400-9999 - Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

 

PR - English Literature

          PR1-56 - Literary history and criticism

          PR57-78 - Criticism

          PR111-116 - Women authors

          PR125-138.5 - Relations to other literatures and countries

          PR171-488 - Critical and historical works

                    PR171-236 - Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)

                    PR251-369 - Medieval; Middle English (1066-1500)

                    PR401-488 - Modern (Elizabethan era - 21st century)

          PR500-614 - Critical and historical works: Poetry

          PR621-744 - Critical and historical works: Drama

          PR750-890 - Critical and historical works: Prose (Prose Fiction; the Novel)

          PR901-907.2 - Oratory

          PR908 - Diaries

          PR911-918 - Letters

          PR921-928 - Essays

          PR931-938 - Wit and humor

          PR951-981 - Folk literature

          PR1098-1369 - Collections of English literature

          PR1490-1799 - Anglo-Saxon literature

          PR1803-2165 - Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle English

          PR2199-3195 - English Renaissance (1500-1640)

          PR3291-3785 - English literature: 17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

          PR3991-5990 - English literature: 19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

          PR6000-6049 - English literature: 1900-1960

          PR6050-6076 - English literature: 1961-2000

          PR6100-6126 - English literature: 2001-

          PR8309-9680 - English literature: Provincial, local, etc.

 

PS - American Literature; Canadian Literature

          PS1-3576 - American literature

                    PS126-138 - Biography, memoirs, letters, etc.

                    PS147-152 - Women authors

                    PS163-173 - Treatment of special subjects, classes

                    PS185-231 - By period (17th-21st centuries)

                    PS241-286 - Special regions, states, etc.

                              PS241-255 - North

                              PS261-267 - South

                              PS271-285 - West and Central

                    PS301-326 - Critical and historical works: Poetry

                    PS330-353 - Critical and historical works: Drama

                    PS360-380 - Critical and historical works: Prose

                              PS370-380 - Critical and historical works: Prose fiction

                    PS400-408.2 - Oratory

                    PS409 - Diaries

                    PS410-419 - Letters

                    PS420-429 - Essays

                    PS430-439 - Wit and humor; Satire

                    PS451-478 - Folk literature

                    PS490 - Juvenile literature (General)

                    PS501-689 - Collections of American literature

                              PS537-574 - By region

                    PS580-619 - Poetry

                    PS623-635 - Drama

                    PS642-659.5 - Prose (General)

                    PS660-668.2 - Oratory

                    PS669 - Diaries

                    PS670-678.2 - Letters

                    PS680-689 - Essays

                    PS700-3576 - Individual authors

                              PS700-893 - Colonial period (17th and 18th centuries)

                              PS991-3390 - 19th century

                              PS3500-3549 - 1900-1960

                              PS3550-3576 - 1961-2000

                              PS3600-3626 - 2001-

          PS8001-8599    Canadian literature

PT - Germanic Literature

          PT1-4897 - German literature

                    PT1-80 - Literary history and criticism

                    PT83-873 - History of German literature

                    PT881-951 - Folk literature

                    PT1100-1479 - Collections

                    PT1501-2688 - Individual authors or works

                    PT3701-3971 - Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

          PT5001-5980 - Dutch literature

          PT6000-6467.36 - Flemish literature since 1830

          PT6500-6593.36 - Afrikaans literature

          PT7001-7099 - Scandinavian literature

          PT7101-7338 - Old Norse literature: Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian

          PT7351-7550 - Modern Icelandic literature

          PT7581-7599 - Faroese literature

          PT7601-8260 - Danish literature

          PT8301-9155 - Norwegian literature

          PT9201-9999 - Swedish literature

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Other Subject Headings


A - General Works (Collections, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, General Reference, Humanities)


B - Philosophy, Religion, Psychology

          B - Philosophy (General)

          BF - Psychology

          BH – Aesthetics

          BJ – Ethics

          BL – Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

          BR – Christianity

          BS – Bible

          BT – Doctrinal Theology

          BV – Practical Theology

          BX – Christian Denominations

 

C - History (Civilization)

          CB – History of Civilization

          CR – Heraldry

          CT – Biography

D - World History (except America)

          D – History (General)

          DA – Great Britain

          DB – Austria – Liechtenstein – Hungary – Czechoslovakia

          DC – France – Andorra – Monaco

          DD – Germany

          DP – Spain – Portugal

          DS – Asia

          DT – Africa

 

E-F - History of the Americas

          E – America / United States

          F1-975 – United States local history

          F1001-1145.2 – British America (including Canada). Dutch America

          F1170 – French America

          F1201-2799 – Latin America. Spanish America

 

G - Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

          GR – Folklore

 

H - Social Sciences

          HM – Sociology (General)

          HQ – The family. Marriage. Women

          HV – Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

          HX – Socialism. Communism. Anarchism.

 

J - Political Science

          JC – Political theory

          JF – Political institutions and public administration

          JV – Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration

 

K - Law


L - Education

          LB – Theory and practice of education

          LC – Special aspects of education

 

M - Music

          ML – Literature on music

 

N - Fine Arts

          N – Visual arts

          NC – Drawing. Design. Illustration

          NX – Arts in general

 

Q - Science

 

R - Medicine

 

T - Technology

 

Z - Bibliography; Library Science; Information Resources

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