English literature

Library of Congress Classification:

Class P -- Language and Literature

Subclass PR - English literature
Subclass PR
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
PR171-236      Anglo-Saxon (Beginnings through 1066)
PR251-369      Medieval.  Middle English (1066-1500)
PR401-488      Modern
PR421-(429)   Elizabethan era (1550-1640)
PR431-(439)   17th century
PR441-(449)   18th century
PR451-(469)   19th century
PR471-(479)   20th century
PR481-488      21st century
PR500-614      Poetry
PR521-614      By period
PR621-744      Drama
PR641-744      By period
PR750-890      Prose
PR767-818      By period
PR821-890      Prose fiction.  The novel
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
PR1110           Special classes of authors
PR1119-1151  By period
PR1170-1228  Poetry
PR1241-1273  Drama
PR1281-1309 Prose (General)
PR1321-1329 Oratory
PR1330 Diaries
PR1341-1349  Letters
PR1361-1369  Essays
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.