Recent questions from Ask the MLA
How do I create a works-cited-list entry for a reprinted book?
When you create a works-cited-list entry for a reprint of a book, you may give the original publication date in the supplemental element immediately following the title. Read More
If I use a quotation that is already in quotation marks in my source, how many quotation marks should I use?
As the MLA Handbook notes, “When your quotation consists entirely of material enclosed by quotation marks in the source work, usually one pair of double… Read More
How do I provide original publication information?
Section 5.108 of the MLA Handbook gives examples of how original publication information can be provided as a supplemental element in a works-cited-list entry. But… Read More