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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)

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