How do I cite a self-published anthology with no editors?

Note: This post relates to content in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. For up-to-date guidance, see the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook.

List the name of the first contributor followed by et al. in the “Author” slot. Then provide the title of the anthology and the date of publication. If the contributions are anonymous, as might be the case for an anthology of Middle English poems, begin the entry with the title.