Posts related to books
What do I do if I can’t find a book’s publication information on the title page or copyright page?
In MLA style, the first place to look for publication information for a book is the book’s title page. Additional details can be found on… Read More
How do I cite interviews of the same interviewee taken from two different interview collections?
When citing interviews of the same person taken from different collections, treat the person... Read More
Where should authors’ names and affiliations be placed in a book manuscript for an edited collection?
If the publisher provides instructions about where to place authors’ names and affiliations, the volume editor should follow these instructions. Published versions of books typically… Read More
How do I cite a quotation from a book’s frontispiece?
A frontispiece in a book is an illustration facing the title page. The illustration may sometimes include text. To cite this text, create a works-cited-list… Read More
If I am citing a film based on a literary work, should I include the name of the literary work’s author in my entry?
No. A film based on a book is a work of art in its own right, separate from the book. The author of the book… Read More
How are notes numbered and placed in the MLA’s books?
In edited collections of essays, the MLA places notes at the end of each essay and restarts note numbering at 1. We follow the same… Read More