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Browse library resources for the study of Portuguese

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To browse for books on the shelves:

Portuguese literature is found on the shelves on the lower level of Davis Family Library between the call numbers PQ9131 – PQ9999. 

To see a more detailed list of French literature subject headings and call numbers, see Subclass PQ [pdf] of the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Print Books in the Library

These call number ranges will help you to find thematic literature quickly. Once you take note of the call number, use the library map at the bottom of the left-hand column to find where the thematic group of literature is found in the building.

Fiction, poetry and drama

Portuguese literature is found in the stacks on the lower level between PQ9131 and PQ9999. Some of the general subdivisions are:


Literature, by author

PQ9262-PQ9288: Literature since 1961

PQ9261: Literature 1701-1960

PQ9191-PQ9255: Literature 1500-1700

PQ9189: Literature to 1500



PQ9131-PQ9144: General collections

PQ9149-PQ9168: Collections of poetry

PQ9164-PQ9170: Collections of drama

PQ9172-PQ9188: Collections of prose


History and criticism

PQ6001-PQ6161: History and criticism


Audio Books

Dissertations & Theses

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