How do I cite an authored work contained in another authored work, like an essay in a textbook?

To cite an essay with an author in a textbook with authors rather than editors, follow the MLA template of core elements and list the authors of the textbook in the “Other contributors” slot:

Graff, Gerald. “Disliking Books.” From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide, by Stuart Greene and April Lidinsky, 2nd ed., Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2012, pp. 22-26.

Published 25 October 2017

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