Published 17 January 2019
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I am writing a paper in English. I have used the French edition of a book originally published in Dutch. Do I need to include both the French and Dutch editions in my works-cited list?List only the version you are using—in this case, the French edition. You do not need to indicate in your entry the language in which the . . .
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Do I need to provide a works-cited-list entry if I am citing scriptural writings in the original language?Yes. If you cite scriptural writings in the original language, provide the edition of the religious work you are using. . . .
Published 9 January 2018
In my works-cited-list entry, how do I give the title of a foreign work that is provided on the title page in both English and the original language?When referring to a work in a bilingual volume in which titles appear in both languages, give both titles and interpolate a slash between them. The slash . . .
Published 11 December 2017
Should my student provide both English and Chinese versions of a works-cited-list entry when citing a work in Chinese?In its publications, the MLA prefers to provide works-cited-list entries in the original script, along with a translation and sometimes a transliteration, for works not . . .
Published 28 February 2018
When translating from a language that does not use roman characters, like Chinese, do I include the original characters or a transliteration? And how do I alphabetize titles of nonroman works?In its publications, the MLA prefers to give the original characters (script) and a translation for titles and quotations; it also includes transliteration in some of its . . .
Published 8 February 2017