Answered By: Elyse Wolf
Last Updated: Dec 01, 2017     Views: 141

Citing a Edited Volume as a Whole

See page 23 of the MLA Handbook for more information.

General format:

EditorLastName EditorFirstName, editor. Title of Volume. Publisher, Year.

For example:

Cornis-Pope, Marcel, editor. New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression: Crossing Borders, Crossing GenresJohn Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014.

Citing a Chapter of an Edited Volume

General Format

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. “Title of Chapter.” Title of Book, edited by Editor’s Name(s), vol .#, Publisher, Date, pp. #. 

For Example:

Andrade, Pedro de. "Postcolonial Co-Ordinary Literature and the Web 2.0/3.0 “Thinking Back” within Transmediatic Knowledge." New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression: Crossing Borders, Crossing Genres, edited by Marcel Cornis-Pope, ohn Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 123-144.

Freeman, Kassie. "Divide And Conquer: Long-Term Consequencies for Education, Economic Participation, and Higher Education Engagement." Community Engagement in Higher Education: Policy Reforms and Practice,  edited by W. James Jacon et al., vol. 3, Sense Publishers, 2015, pp. 31-39.

More Information: 

For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC/On-Campus Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing a work with editors in MLA style.

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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to cite in your class assignments and projects.

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