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MLA 8 Citation Style: Two or More Selections from the Same Anthology or Edited Book

WCCC Student's Guide to MLA 8

Note About Citing More Than Two Works From An Anthology

When citing more than one selection from the same anthology, a) cite the anthology in full and b) cite, or cross-reference, the individual sections you are using. Use the citation format for the Anthology or Edited Book, as well as the following citation format for the individual sections that you are referencing.

MLA Citation -- Two or More Selections from the Same Anthology or Edited Book

Works Cited Format


Last name of author, First name of author. “Title of the Part of the Book Being Cited.” Last name of editor(s),

     Page number(s) of work being cited.


In-Text Citation Format 


(Author's Last Name p. #)


Works Cited Example


Boyle, T. Coraghessan. “Greasy Lake.” Kirszner and Mandell, pp. 425-434.



In-Text Citation Example 


(Boyle 429)



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