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English and American Literature: Getting Started

This guide introduces you to some of the most important print and electronic tools for researching in English and American literature.

Avanti! [1968], first read through

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1968). Avanti! [1968], first read through. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0164a3b0-b3f9-0130-64cb-58d385a7b928

Study of English and American Literature at Fordham

Library of Congress Subject Headings


To browse the library's holdings, use the Library of Congress Classification Outline as a starting point.

P - Philology. Linguistics
PA - Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature
PB - Modern languages. Celtic languages
PC - Romance languages
PE - English language
PN - Literature (General)
PN 80-99 Criticism
PN 441-1009.5 Literary history
PN 841 Black literature (General)
PN 1993-1999 Motion pictures
PR - English literature
PR1-56 - Literary history and criticism
PS - American literature
PS 185-195 - 17th-18th centuries
PS 201-217 - 19th century
PS 221-228 - 20th century
PS 229-231 - 21st century
PS 700-893 - Individual authors - Colonial period
PS 8001-8599 - Canadian literature

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