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Shelf numbers for English literature

American literature in English 810
American poetry 811  
American drama 812
American fiction 813
English and Old English literatures 820
English poetry 821
English drama 822
Shakespeare 822.33
English fiction 823
African English literature
African poetry in English 828.9961
African drama in English 828.9962
African fiction in English 828.9963
South African English literature
South African English poetry 828.99681
South African English drama 828.99682
South African English fiction 828.99683

Key electronic reference works for English

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