Library of Congress Classification:Class P, subclass PS -- American Literature

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Subclass PS: American Literature is a classification used by the Library of Congress classification system under Class P -- Language and Literature. This article describes subclass PS. Most modern works are listed under their individual authors (PS3500 through PS3626).

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PS
1-3576........American literature
126-138......Biography, memoirs, letters, etc.
147-152......Women authors
163-173......Treatment of special subjects, classes
185-228......By period
185-195.....17th/18th century
201-217.....19th century
221-228.....20th century
241-286......Special regions, states, etc
241-255.....North
261-267.....South
271-285.....West and Central
301-325......Poetry
330-352......Drama
360-379......Prose
370-379.....Prose fiction
400-408......Oratory
409..........Diaries
410-418......Letters
420-428......Essays
430-438......Wit and humor, satire
451-478......Folk literature
490..........Juvenile literature (general)
501-688......Collections of American literature
530-536.2...By period
537-574.....By region
538-549....North
551-559....South
561-572....West and Central
580-619.....Poetry
593........By form
601-615....By period
623-635.....Drama
642-659.5...Prose (general)
651-659....By period
660-668.....Oratory
666-668....By period
669.........Diaries
670-678.....Letters
680-688.....Essays
700-3576.....Individual authors
700-893.....17th/18th century (colonial period)
991-3390....19th century authors
3500-3549...Authors 1900-1960
3550-3576...Authors 1961-2000
3600-3626...Authors 2001-
8001-8599.....Canadian literature

Sources[edit]

Library of Congress Classification Outline