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French Language, Literature, and Culture

A guide to French language, literature and culture resources in UVic Libraries

Library of Congress Classification

Library of Congress call number ranges for French Literature

Subclass PQ (Third Floor)

  • PQ1-3999 French literature
    • PQ1-771 History and criticism
      • PQ1-150 General
      • PQ151-221 Medieval. Old French
      • PQ226-317 Modern
      • PQ400-491 Poetry
      • PQ500-591 Drama
      • PQ601-771 Prose and prose fiction
    • PQ(781)-(841) Folk literature
    • PQ845 Juvenile literature
    • PQ1100-1297 Collections
      • PQ1100-1145 General
      • PQ1160-1193 Poetry
      • PQ1211-1241 Drama
      • PQ1243-1297 Prose
    • PQ1300-1595 Old French literature (to ca. 1500/1550)
      • PQ1300-1391 Collections
      • PQ1411-1595: Individual authors and works
        • PQ1411-1545 to 1350/1400
        • PQ1551-1595 (14th-) 15th century (to ca. 1525)
    • PQ1600-2726 Modern literature
      • Individual authors
        • PQ1600-1709 16th century
        • PQ1710-1935 17th century
        • PQ1947-2147 18th century
        • PQ2149-2551 19th century
        • PQ2600-2651 1900-1960
        • PQ2660-2686 1961-2000
        • PQ2700-2726 2001-
    • PQ3800-3999 Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

French Canadian Literature

French Canadian Literature is classed together with English Canadian Literature in PS8000 on the third floor. For an explanation, see this Government of Canada publication.

Library of Congress Classification (Wikipedia)