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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