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Media Studies: Books, Reference Books, Theses

This guide is designed to direct you to the useful resources for Media Studies. We welcome any suggestion and recommendation to enhance this guide. Send your suggestion to any of the librarians in this page.

Key Location

  • We use the Library of Congress classification scheme. Key locations for titles of interest to Media Department students are listed here.

    ‚ÄčSubclass PN

    PN1-6790                               Literature (General)

    PN1-9                                           Periodicals

    PN20-30                                       Societies

    PN45-57                                       Theory.  Philosophy.  Esthetics

    PN59-72                                       Study and teaching

    PN80-99                                       Criticism

    PN101-245                                    Authorship

    PN172-239                                          Technique.  Literary composition, etc.

    PN241-241.5                                       Translating as a literary pursuit

    PN441-1009.5                               Literary history

    PN451-497                                          Biography

    PN500-519                                          Collections

    PN597-605                                          Special relations, movements, and currents of literature

    PN610-779                                          By period

    PN611-649                                                Ancient

    PN661-694                                                Medieval (to 1500)

    PN683-687                                                      Legends

    PN688-691                                                      Poetry

    PN692-693                                                      Prose.  Prose fiction

    PN695-779                                                Modern

    PN715-749                                                      Renaissance (1500-1700)

    PN801-820                                          Romance literature

    PN821-840                                          Germanic literature

    PN841                                                Black literature (General)

    PN842                                                Jewish literature in various languages

    PN851-(884)                                       Comparative literature

    PN(905)-1008                                     Folk literature

    PN980-995                                                Fables

    PN1008.2-1009.5                                Juvenile literature

    PN1010-1525                                Poetry

    PN1031-1049                                      Theory, philosophy, relations, etc.

    PN1065-1085                                      Relations to, and treatment of, special subjects

    PN1110-1279                                      History and criticism

    PN1301-1333                                      Epic poetry

    PN1341-1347                                      Folk poetry

    PN1351-1389                                      Lyric poetry

    PN1530                                        The monologue

    PN1551                                        The dialogue

    PN1560-1590                                The performing arts.  Show business

    PN1585-1589                                      Centers for the performing arts

    PN1600-3307                                Drama

    PN1635-1650                                      Relation to, and treatment of, special subjects

    PN1660-1693                                      Technique of dramatic composition

    PN1720-1861                                      History

    PN1865-1988                                      Special types

    PN1990-1992.92                                 Broadcasting

    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

    PN2061-2071                                            Art of acting

    PN2085-2091                                            The stage and accessories

    PN2131-2193                                            By period

    PN2131-2145                                                  Ancient

    PN2152-2160                                                  Medieval

    PN2171-2179                                                  Renaissance

    PN2181-2193                                                  Modern

    PN2219.3-3030                                         Special regions or countries

    PN3035                                                    The Jewish theater

    PN3151-3171                                            Amateur theater

    PN3175-3191                                            College and school theatricals

    PN3203-3299                                            Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.

    PN3311-3503                                Prose.  Prose fiction

    PN3329-3352                                      Philosophy, theory, etc.

    PN3355-3383                                      Technique.  Authorship

    PN3427-3448                                      Special kinds of fiction.  Fiction genres

    PN3451-3503                                      History

    PN4001-4355                                Oratory.  Elocution, etc.

    PN4071-4095                                      Study and teaching

    PN4177-4191                                      Debating

    PN4199-4321                                      Recitations (in English)

    PN4331-4355                                      Recitations in foreign languages

    PN4390                                        Diaries

    PN4400                                        Letters (Literary history)

    PN4500                                        Essays (Literary history)

    PN4699-5650                                Journalism.  The periodical press, etc.

    PN4735-4748                                      Relation to the state.  Government and the press.  Liberty of the press

    PN4775-4784                                      Technique.  Practical journalism

    PN4825-4830                                      Amateur journalism

    PN4832-4836                                      Magazines and other periodicals

    PN4840-5648                                      By region or country

    PN5650                                              The Jewish press

    PN6010-6790                                Collections of general literature

    PN6066-6069                                      Special classes of authors

    PN6080-6095                                      Quotations

    PN6081-6084                                            English

    PN6086-6089                                            French

    PN6090-6110                                            German

    PN6099-6110                                      Poetry

    PN6110.5-6120                                   Drama

    PN6120.15-6120.95                             Fiction

    PN6121-6129                                      Orations

    PN6130-6140                                      Letters

    PN6141-6145                                      Essays

    PN6146.5-6231                                   Wit and humor

    PN6157-6222                                            By region or country

    PN6233-6238                                      Anacreontic literature

    PN6244-6246                                      Literary extracts.  Commonplace books

    PN6249-6258                                      Ana

    PN6259-6268                                      Anecdotes.  Table talk

    PN6269-6278                                      Aphorisms.  Apothegms

    PN6279-6288                                      Epigrams

    PN6288.5-6298                                   Epitaphs

    PN6299-6308                                      Maxims

    PN6309-6318                                      Mottoes

    PN6319-6328                                      Sayings, bon mots, etc.

    PN6329-6338                                      Thoughts

    PN6340-6348                                      Toasts

    PN6348.5-6358                                   Emblems, devices

    PN6361                                              Paradoxes

    PN6366-6377                                      Riddles, acrostics, charades, conundrums, etc.

    PN6400-6525                                      Proverbs

    PN6700-6790                                      Comic books, strips, etc.

New Books

Reference Books

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