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Japan Studies: LC Call Numbers for Japan Studies

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LC Call Numbers for Japanese Language & Literatures: Finding Books in the Library

PL501-889 Japanese language and literature

  • PL501-699 Japanese language
  • PL700-889 Japanese literature
  • PL700-751.5 History and criticism
  • PL752-783 Collections
  • PL784-866 Individual authors and works
  • PL885-889 Local literature

Japanese Language, Linguistics, and Writing

  • PL 501 General works   
  • PL522 Early works to 1867; History of the language   
  • PL525.2 Through 794   
  • PL525.3 Heian period, 794-1185   
  • PL525.4 Middle Japanese, 1185-1600   
  • PL525.5 Edo period, 1600-1868   
  • PL525.6 1868-  ; Grammar   
  • PL531.3 Classical grammar (Treatises and textbooks)   
  • PL532.5 Early works to 1867; Lexicography; Dictionaries; Dictionaries with definitions in same language   
  • PL674.5 Early works to 1867   
  • PL675 Works 1868-   
  • PL677.5 Chinese character dictionaries   
  • PL677.6 Chinese character glossaries, etc.