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MLA Style Guide: Chapter in an edited book

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

Chapter in an edited book

Reference: Author’s Last name, First name. "Title of Chapter.” Title of Collection, edited by Editor(s) First name, Last name, Edition, Publisher, Year of Publication, page range. 

Example: Jonson, Ben. "To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare." The Norton Anthology of Poetry, edited by Alexander Allison et al., 3rd ed., New York Norton, 1983, pp. 239-40.

In-Text-Citation:

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

Example:

  • Another approach (Jonson 239)....
  • Jonson (239) writes....

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