Library of Congress Classification:Class P, subclass PN -- General Literature

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This is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system under Class P -- Language and Literature. This article describes subclass PN.

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PN 1-6790 Literature (General)
1-9 Periodicals
20-30 Societies
45-57 Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics
59-72 Study and teaching
80-99 Criticism
101-245 Authorship
172-239 Technique. Literary composition, etc.
241-241.5 Translating as a literary pursuit
441-1009.5 Literary history

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451-497 Biography.
500-519 Collections.
597-605 Special relations, movements, and currents of literature.
610-779 By period.
611-649 Ancient.
661-694 Medieval (to 1500).
683-687 Legends.
688-691 Poetry.
692-693 Prose. Prose fiction.
695-779 Modern.
715-749 Renaissance (1500–1700).
801-820 Romance literature.
821-840 Germanic literature.
841 Black literature (General).
842 Jewish literature in various languages.
851-(884) Comparative literature.
(905)-1008 Folk literature.
980-995 Fables.
1008.2-1009.5 Juvenile literature.
1010-1525 Poetry.
1031-1049 Theory, philosophy, relations, etc.
1065-1085 Relations to, and treatment of, special subjects.
1110-1279 History and criticism.
1301-1333 Epic poetry.
1341-1347 Folk poetry.
1351-1389 Lyric poetry.
1530 The monologue.
1551 The dialogue.
1560-1590 The performing arts. Show business.
1585-1589 Centers for the performing arts.
1600-3307 Drama.
1635-1650 Relation to, and treatment of, special subjects.
1660-1693 Technique of dramatic composition.
1720-1861 History.
1865-1988 Special types.
1990-1992.92 Broadcasting.
1991-1991.9 Radio broadcasts.
1992-1992.92 Television broadcasts.
1992.93-1992.95 Nonbroadcast video recordings.
1993-1999 Motion pictures.
1997-1997.85 Plays, scenarios, etc.
2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater.
2061-2071 Art of acting.
2085-2091 The stage and accessories.
2131-2193 By period.
2131-2145 Ancient.
2152-2160 Medieval.
2171-2179 Renaissance.
2181-2193 Modern.
2219.3-3030 Special regions or countries.
2920 Japanese Theatre.
3035 The Jewish theater.
3151-3171 Amateur theater.
3175-3191 College and school theatricals.
3203-3299 Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.
3311-3503 Prose. Prose fiction.
3329-3352 Philosophy, theory, etc.
3355-3383 Technique. Authorship .
3427-3448 Special kinds of fiction. Fiction genres.
3451-3503 History.
4001-4355 Oratory. Elocution, etc.
4071-4095 Study and teaching.
4177-4191 Debating.
4199-4321 Recitations (in English).
4331-4355 Recitations in foreign languages.
4390 Diaries.
4400 Letters (Literary history).
4500 Essays (Literary history).
4699-5650 Journalism. The periodical press, etc.
4735-4748 Relation to the state. Government and the press. Liberty of the press.
4775-4784 Technique. Practical journalism.
4825-4830 Amateur journalism.
4832-4836 Magazines and other periodicals.
4840-5648 By region or country.
5650 The Jewish press.
6010-6790 Collections of general literature.
6066-6069 Special classes of authors.
6080-6095 Quotations.
6081-6084 English.
6086-6089 French.
6090-6110 German.
6099-6110 Poetry.
6110.5-6120 Drama.
6120.15-6120.95 Fiction.
6121-6129 Orations.
6130-6140 Letters.
6141-6145 Essays.
6146.5-6231 Wit and humor.
6157-6222 By region or country.
6233-6238 Anacreontic literature.
6244-6246 Literary extracts. Commonplace books.
6249-6258 Ana.
6259-6268 Anecdotes. Table talk.
6269-6278 Aphorisms. Apothegms.
6279-6288 Epigrams.
6288.5-6298 Epitaphs.
6299-6308 Maxims.
6309-6318 Mottoes.
6319-6328 Sayings, bon mots, etc.
6329-6338 Thoughts.
6340-6348 Toasts.
6348.5-6358 Emblems, devices.
6361 Paradoxes.
6366-6377 Riddles, acrostics, charades, conundrums, etc.
6400-6525 Proverbs.
6700-6790 Comic books, strips, etc.

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Library of Congress Classification Outline