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Additional examples and explanations for citations of parts of books, including forewords, prefaces, and entries in a reference book, are found in the MLA Handbook (2016), or visit the websites listed on the MLA home page.
Inside your paper, give credit to the works you quote.
See examples of how to tell your readers where facts, paraphrases, or quotes in your paper come from at this site from the Purdue OWL: MLA 2016 In-text Citations.
Basic Chapter or Essay in a Collection
Basic Works Cited Entry
|Author. "Title of Chapter or Essay." Title of Book or Anthology.
- Name of editor of book cited. Publisher, year.
- Page numbers of cited essay.
Chapter in an edited book
Dueck, Jeffrey. "Religious Pluralism and the Super Best Friends." South
Park and Philosophy: You Know, I Learned Something Today. Ed.
Robert Arp. Blackwell, 2007. pp. 224-235.
Another part of a book
Macdonald, Nancy. Introduction. Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five
Continents. Abrams, 2006. pp. 12-13.