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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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