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Italian Literature, Language, and Culture: Books and Media

Recent Acquisitions

LC Subject Headings

Library of Congress subject headings are useful for identifying and browsing titles related to Italian language, literature, and culture. Below are some example of LC subject headings:

  • Italian fiction -- 20th century.
  • Short stories, Italian.
  • Italian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
  • Italian fiction -- 20th century -- Political aspects.
  • Italian fiction -- 20th century -- Social aspects.
  • Italian fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.

Browsing the Stacks

Want to browse the stacks for Italian literature?  The Library of Congress call number range for this subject area is PQ4001-PQ5999. These books are located on the 2nd floor of the Holland Library. A precise breakdown follows:

  • PQ4001-4199.5 History and criticism
  • PQ4001-4063 General
  • PQ4064-4075 Early to 1500
  • PQ4077-4088 Modern
  • PQ4091-(4131) Poetry
  • PQ4133-4160 Drama
  • PQ4161-4185 Prose
  • PQ(4186)-(4199) Folk literature
  • PQ4199.5 Juvenile literature (General)
  • PQ4201-4263 Collections
  • PQ4201-4204 General
  • PQ4205-4206 Translations
  • PQ4207-4225 Poetry
  • PQ4227-4245 Drama
  • PQ4247-4263 Prose
  • PQ4265-4556 Individual authors and works to 1400
  • PQ4561-4664 Individual authors, 1400-1700
  • PQ4675-4734 Individual authors, 1701-1900
  • PQ4800-4851 Individual authors, 1900-1960
  • PQ4860-4886 Individual authors, 1961-2000
  • PQ4900-4926 Individual authors, 2001
  • PQ5901-5999 Regional, provincial, local, etc.
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