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"P" call numbers are located on the 4th Floor of Rice Library. 
PN1-6790 Literature (General)
     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
     PN688-691 Poetry
     PN1530 The monologue
     PN1551 The dialogue
     PN1560-1590 The performing arts. Show business
     PN692-693 Prose. Prose fiction
     PN1600-3307 Drama
     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
PR1-9680 English literature
     PR1-56 Literary history and criticism
     PR57-78 Criticism
     PR111-116 Women authors
     PR125-(138.5) Relations to other literatures and countries
     PR161-488 By period
     PR500-614 Poetry
     PR621-744 Drama
     PR750-890 Prose
     PR901-907.2 Oratory
     PR908 Diaries
     PR911-918 Letters
     PR921-928 Essays
     PR931-938 Wit and humor
     PR(951)-981 Folk literature
     PR1098-1369 Collections of English literature
     PR1490-1799 Anglo-Saxon literature
     PR1803-2165 Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle PR English
     PR2199-3195 English renaissance (1500-1640)
     PR3291-3785 17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)
     PR3991-5990 19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900
     PR6000-6049 1900-1960
     PR6050-6076 1961-2000
     PR6100-6126 2001
     PR8309-9680 English literature: Provincial, local, etc.
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
     PS241-286 Special regions, states, etc.
     PS301-326 Poetry
     PS330-353 Drama
     PS360-380 Prose
     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
     PS700-3576 Individual authors

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