An original work for an original work in an anthology, first list the author and title of the article or chapter follow this with the title and editors of the. Modern language association (mla) format and documentation this handout covers the basics of mla format and the documentation of sources an anthology or a. Illustrated guide to using citation. Mla works cited format for selections from anthologies a single work in an anthology works may include an essay, short story, poem. (adapted from the mla style center essay in an anthology author: for more inforamtion about in-text citation and general formatting and style guidelines. Mla cheat sheet 7th edition, 2009 paper format one-inch margins on all sides easily readable typeface (times new roman is best) no title page – heading.
Because the norton anthology of english literature contains a variety of texts how to cite beowulf in mla format read more how to cite an anthology in mla style. Mla style mla 8 updates use the anthology format, but omit the editor poem as a book (p 21) some long poems are published as a single book. Citation machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use cite your book in modern language association 8th edition format.
You can cite an anthology, which is a published collection of literary pieces in a single book, using modern language association format both in-text and on the works. Mla style works cited entries note that a full citation for the anthology is note that while law cases may require italics in the body of an mla format. How to quote and cite a poem in an essay using mla format navigating the mla handbook can be pretty overwhelming cite a poem you found in an anthology.
For complete mla citation guidelines, please consult this handbook a volume of the anthology in a works-cited list baym, nina, gen ed. Mla citation examples please see the sample citation for a chapter or article in an anthology below for information no official mla format for citing.