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MLA Style Guide: Book with one author

This guide covers how in-text citations and references should be formatted in the MLA Style, 9th Edition.

Book with one author

Reference: Author Last name, First name. Title. Publisher, Year of Publication. 

Example: McDonagh, Sean. Why are we Deaf to the Cry of the Earth? Veritas, 2001.

In-Text-Citation:

  • (Author Last name Page no)
  • (Page no)

Example:

  • In another study (McDonagh 80)….
  • McDonagh has discussed (80)….

Note: In the full reference/Works Cited section, list the author's name as it appears in the work, i.e. last name and full first name or last name and initials.

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