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Women's Literature

This guide is intended to facilitate research on literature by women authors or containing themes of gender and sexuality.

Searching for Books

Literary works and books about literature in the FSU Libraries can be found in two main ways: by searching the FSU Library Catalog  and by browsing the Libraries' collection.

Library of Congress Classifications

The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing the shelves at Strozier Library for additional materials on literature. The majority of the 'P's are on the fourth and fifth floors.  Additional materials (such as micromaterials, media, and reference books) may be found on the ground floor and the first (main) floor.

Useful Call Numbers

HQ --- The Family, Marriage, Women
PN---Literature history and collections (General)
PR 111-116 --- Women authors in English literature
PS 126-138 --- Women authors in American literature
PZ---Fiction and juvenile literatures

Reference Books

Below is a sample of reference books related to women and literature that are available in Strozier. Search the catalog to find more.

Subject Guide

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