Library of Congress Classification Outline – Class P (iii)



Subclass PS


PS1-3626 American literature

PS126-138 Biography, memoirs, letters, etc.

PS147-152 Women authors

PS163-173 Treatment of special subjects, classes

PS185-231 By period

PS185-195 17th-18th centuries

PS201-217 19th century

PS221-228 20th century

PS229-231 21st century

PS241-286 Special regions, states, etc.

PS241-255 North

PS261-267 South

PS271-285 West and Central

PS301-326 Poetry

PS330-353 Drama

PS360-380 Prose

PS370-380 Prose fiction

PS400-408.2 Oratory

PS409 Diaries

PS410-419 Letters

PS420-429 Essays

PS430-439 Wit and humor. Satire

PS(451)-478 Folk literature

PS490 Juvenile literature (General)

PS501-689 Collections of American literature

PS530-536.3 By period

PS537-574 By region

PS538-549 North

PS551-559 South

PS561-572 West and Central

PS580-619 Poetry

PS593 By form

PS601-617 By period

PS623-(635) Drama

PS642-659.5 Prose (General)

PS651-659.2 By period

PS660-668.2 Oratory

PS666-668.2 By period

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-

PS(8001-8599) Canadian literature


Subclass PT


PT1-4897 German literature

PT1-80 Literary history and criticism

PT83-(873) History of German literature

PT175-230 Medieval

PT236-405 Modern

PT500-597 Poetry

PT605-709 Drama

PT711-871 Prose

PT(881)-(951) Folk literature

PT923-937 Faust legend

PT1100-1479 Collections

PT1100-1141 General

PT1151-1241 Poetry

PT1251-1299 Drama

PT1301-1360 Prose

PT1371-(1374) Early to 1950. Old and Middle High German

PT1375-1479 Middle High German

PT1501-2688 Individual authors or works

PT1501-1695 Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500

PT1701-1797 1500-ca. 1700

PT1799-2592 1700-ca. 1860/70

PT1891-2239 Goethe

PT1891-2017 Works

PT2026-(2039) Translations

PT(2044)-2239 Biography and criticism

PT2600-2653 1860/70-1960

PT2660-2688 1961-2000

PT2700-2728 2001-

PT3701-3971 Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

PT3701-3746 East Germany

PT4801-4897 Low German literature

PT5001-5980 Dutch literature

PT5001-5348 Literary history and criticism

PT5001-5112 General

PT5121-5185 Special periods

PT5201-5243 Poetry

PT5250-5295 Drama

PT5300-5348 Prose

PT(5351)-5395 Folk literature

PT5398 Juvenile literature (General)

PT5400-5547 Collections

PT5400-5409 General

PT5410-5414 Translations

PT5420-5460 Special periods

PT5470-5488 Poetry

PT5490-5515 Drama

PT5517-5547 Prose

PT5555-5881.36 Individual authors or works

PT5555-5595 Medieval

PT5600-5739 16th-18th centuries

PT5620-5637 Cats, Jacob

PT5700-5732 Vondel, Joost van den

PT5800-5880 1800-1960


PT5881-5881.36 1961-2000

PT5882-5882.36 2001-

PT5901-5980 Provincial, local, foreign

PT6000-6467.36 Flemish literature since 1830

PT6000-6199 Literary history and criticism

PT(6200)-(6230) Folk literature

PT6250 Juvenile literature (General)

PT6300-6397 Collections

PT6400-6467.36 Individual authors or works

PT6500-6593.36 Afrikaans literature

PT6500-6530 Literary history and criticism

PT(6540)-6545 Folk literature

PT6550-6575 Collections

PT6580 Local

PT6590-6593.36 Individual authors or works

PT7001-7099 Scandinavian literature

PT7001-7099 General

PT7001-7087 Literary history and criticism

PT(7088)-(7089) Folk literature

PT7090-7099 Collections

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

PT7101-7211 Literary history and criticism

PT7170-7176 Poetry

PT7177-7211 Prose

PT7181-7193 Sagas

PT7195-7211 Scientific and learned literature

PT7220-7262.5 Collections

PT7230-7252 Poetry

PT7255-7262.5 Prose

PT7261-7262.5 Sagas

PT7263-7296 Individual sagas and historical works

PT7298-7309 Religious works

PT7312-7318 Scientific and learned literature

PT7326-7338 Individual authors or works before 1540

PT7351-7550 Modern Icelandic literature

PT7351-7418 Literary history and criticism

PT(7420)-(7438) Folk literature

PT7442 Juvenile literature (General)

PT7450-7495 Collections

PT7500-7511 Individual authors or works

PT7500-7501 16th-18th centuries

PT7510-7511 19th-20th centuries

PT7512-7513 21st century

PT7520-7550 Provincial, local, foreign

PT7581-7599 Faroese literature

PT7581-7592 Literary history and criticism

PT7593-7596.5 Collections

PT7597 Local

PT7598-7599 Individual authors or works

PT7601-8260 Danish literature

PT7601-7869 Literary history and criticism

PT7721-7762 Special periods

PT7770-7794 Poetry


PT7800-7832 Drama

PT7835-7869 Prose

PT(7900)-7930 Folk literature

PT7935 Juvenile literature (General)

PT7945-8046 Collections

PT7975-7994 Poetry

PT7999-8020 Drama

PT8021-8046 Prose

PT8050-8177.36 Individual authors or works

PT8050 Medieval

PT8060-8098 16th-18th centuries

PT8070-8094.5 Holberg, Ludvig

PT8100-8167 19th century

PT8102-8120 Andersen, Hans Christian

PT8145-8157 Oehlenschläger, Adam Gottlob

PT8174-8175 1900-1960

PT8176-8176.36 1961-2000

PT8177-8177.36 2001-

PT8205-8260 Provincial, local, foreign

PT8301-9155 Norwegian literature

PT8301-8574 Literary history and criticism

PT(8420)-8456 Special periods

PT8460-8489 Poetry

PT8500-8534 Drama

PT8540-8574 Prose

PT(8600)-(8637) Folk literature

PT8640 Juvenile literature (General)

PT8650-8733 Collections

PT8675-8695 Poetry

PT8699-8718 Drama

PT8719-8723 Prose

PT8750-8952.36 Individual authors or works

PT8750-8775 16th-18th centuries

PT8800-8942 19th century

PT8851-8900 Ibsen, Henrik

PT8949-8950 1900-1960

PT8951-8951.36 1961-2000

PT8952-8952.36 2001-

PT9000-9094 Landsmaal or New Norwegian

PT9000-9019 Literary history and criticism

PT9025-9055 Collections

PT9064-9094 Individual authors

PT9100-9155 Provincial, local, foreign

PT9201-9999 Swedish literature

PT9201-9499 Literary history and criticism

PT9320-9370 Special periods

PT9375-9404 Poetry

PT9415-9449 Drama

PT9460-9499 Prose

PT(9509)-(9542) Folk literature

PT9544 Juvenile literature (General)

PT9547-9639 Collections

PT9565-9570 Translations


PT9580-9599 Poetry

PT9605-9625 Drama

PT9626-9639 Prose

PT9650-9877.36 Individual authors or works

PT9650-9651 Medieval

PT9674-9715 16th-18th centuries

PT9725-9850 19th century

PT9759-9771 Lagerlöf, Selma

PT9800-9817 Strindberg, Johan August

PT9820-9838 Tegnér, Esaias

PT9870-9875 1900-1960

PT9876-9876.36 1961-2000

PT9877-9877.36 2001-

PT9950-9999 Provincial, local, foreign


Subclass PZ


PZ(1)-90 Fiction and juvenile belles lettres

PZ(1)-(4) Fiction in English

PZ5-90 Juvenile belles lettres