Jane Eyre. Anthology or Collection e. Collection of Essays To cite the entire anthology or collection, list by editor s followed by a comma and "editor" or, for multiple editors, "editors. If you are citing a particular piece within an anthology or collection more common , see A Work in an Anthology, Reference, or Collection below. Hill, Charles A. Defining Visual Rhetorics.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Peterson, Nancy J. Toni Morrison: Critical and Theoretical Approaches. Johns Hopkins UP, A Work in an Anthology, Reference, or Collection Works may include an essay in an edited collection or anthology, or a chapter of a book. The basic form is for this sort of citation is as follows: Last name, First name. Some examples: Harris, Muriel. Swanson, Gunnar. Note on Cross-referencing Several Items from One Anthology: If you cite more than one essay from the same edited collection, MLA indicates you may cross-reference within your works cited list in order to avoid writing out the publishing information for each separate essay.
You should consider this option if you have several references from a single text. To do so, include a separate entry for the entire collection listed by the editor's name as below: Rose, Shirley K.
The Writing Program Administrator as Researcher. Heinemann, Then, for each individual essay from the collection, list the author's name in last name, first name format, the title of the essay, the editor's last name, and the page range: L'Eplattenier, Barbara.
Peeples, Tim. Please note: When cross-referencing items in the works cited list, alphabetical order should be maintained for the entire list.
Kincaid, Jamaica. If the specific literary work is part of the author's own collection all of the works have the same author , then there will be no editor to reference: Whitman, Walt. Carter, Angela. Article in a Reference Book e. Encyclopedias, Dictionaries For entries in encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference works, cite the piece as you would any other work in a collection but do not include the publisher information. Also, if the reference book is organized alphabetically, as most are, do not list the volume or the page number of the article or item.
A Multivolume Work When citing only one volume of a multivolume work, include the volume number after the work's title, or after the work's editor or translator. Institutio Oratoria. Translated by H. Butler, vol. When citing more than one volume of a multivolume work, cite the total number of volumes in the work. Also, be sure in your in-text citation to provide both the volume number and page number s. See Citing Multivolume Works on the In-Text Citations — The Basics page, which you can access by following the appropriate link at the bottom of this page.
Butler, Loeb-Harvard UP, If the volume you are using has its own title, cite the book without referring to the other volumes as if it were an independent publication. List the entry for an essay from a periodical using the information, formatting and punctuation contained in the following sample.
Date of publication: Range of page numbers that include the essay. List the entry for an essay from a website that does not have a printed duplicate with the information, formatting and punctuation contained in the following sample.
Note that the entry ends with "n. Arrange the essay entry in alphabetical order with the others by the essay author's last name on your works cited page if you cited it in your work or on your bibliography page if it was part of your research, but was not cited. Tip Essays in MLA format are always double-spaced. Warning MLA style does not call for a title cover page. When following MLA format, use a title cover page only if it is specifically requested.
The title of the article or work is enclosed in quotations. Examples: Danport, Sandra. Gardiner, Andy. Newspapers The title of the periodical journal, magazine, or newspaper is italicized. Retain the article in non-English language newspapers Le monde. The title of the work is enclosed in quotation marks if it is part of a larger work. This is one of those pesky questions that comes up all the time: Should I underline or italicize book titles in my writing?
And it comes up for good reason: You can look at several different books, newspapers or magazine articles and see it handled several different ways. So which one is right? The answer is: Probably all of them.
.This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook 8th ed. Collection of Essays To cite the entire anthology or collection, list by editor s followed by a comma and "editor" or, for multiple editors, "editors. Allergies in Children. Type your working essay title in a plain point font using centered alignment on the next double-spaced line. So which one is right? Erdrich, Louise.
So what does this mean for you? Example: Henderson, Carol E. Hill, Charles A. Fair Housing—Fair Lending.
Citing Published Essays in Your Work Begin the entry for an essay from a book or anthology with the essay author's last name. If your pamphlet has an author or a corporate author, put the name of the author last name, first name format or corporate author in the place where the author name typically appears at the beginning of the entry. Italicize titles of larger works like books, periodicals, databases, and Web sites. Italicize them? For example, the following entry might appear between entries of works written by Dean, Shaun and Forsythe, Jonathan. For books that are new editions i.
Medium is no longer necessary. Examples: Danport, Sandra. Range of page numbers that include the essay. Separate each piece of information with proper punctuation, as illustrated by the following example. Fair Housing—Fair Lending.
Finish the citation with the details of publication and page range. Fair Housing—Fair Lending.