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American Literature

A guide to reference sources in American Literature

American Literature

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Want to just browse the stacks?  Browse the following sections for books related to English & American Literature:

PN 45-245 - Theory.  Criticism.  Authorship
PN 441-1009.5 - Literary History
PN 1010-1525 - Poetry (theory, philosophy, treatment of, etc.)
PN 1600-3307 - Drama (treatment of, technique, etc.)

PR 1-9680 - English Literature
PR 171-236 - Anglo-Saxon
PR 251-369 - Medlieval.  Middle English
PR 421-488 - Elizabethan
PR 431-439 - 17th century
PR 441-449 - 18th century
PR 451-469 - 19th century
PR 1490-1799 - Anglo-Saxon Literature
PR 1803-2165 - Early English. Middle English
PR 2199-3195 - English Renaissance (1500-1640)
PR 3291-3785 - 17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)
PR 3991-5990 - 19th century (1770/1800-1890/1900)
PR 6000-6049 - 1900-1960
PR 6050-6076 - 1961-2000
PR 6100-6126 - 2001 -
PR 8309-9680 - English Literature: Provincial, local, etc.

PS 1-3576 - American Literature
PS 185-196 - 17th and 18th centuries
PS 201-217 - 19th century
PS 221-228 - 20th century
PS 229-231 - 21st century
PS700-893 - Colonial period (17th and 18th centuries)
PS991-3590 - 19th century
PS3500-3549 - 20th century (1900-1960)
PS3550-3576 - 20th century (1961-2000)
PS3600-3626 -
21st century (2001-present)