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The range of call numbers for Literature. Books are shelved according to these numbers.
PN1-6790 Literature (General)
PN45-57 Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics
PN59-72 Study and teaching
PN441-1009.5 Literary history
PN1530 The monologue
PN1551 The dialogue
PN1560-1590 The performing arts. Show business
PN1991-1991.9 Radio broadcasts
PN1992-1992.92 Television broadcasts
PN1992.93-19 92.95 Nonbroadcast video recordings
PN1993-1999 Motion pictures
PN1997-1997.85 Plays, scenarios, etc.
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
PN3311-3503 Prose. Prose fiction
PN4001-4355 Oratory. Elocution, etc.
PN4400 Letters (Literary history)
PN4500 Essays (Literary history)
PN4699-5650 Journalism. The periodical press, etc.
PN6010-6790 Collections of general literature
PN6146.5-6231 Wit and humor
PR1-9680 English literature
PS1-3576 American literature
PS 8001-8599 Canadian literature