Posts related to letters
How do I cite a letter from a personal collection that is not addressed to me?
Follow the MLA format template. List the author of the letter in the “Author” slot and provide a description of the letter in the “Title… Read More
How do I alphabetize several letters by the same author written to different recipients?
In a works-cited-list, when you list several letters by the same author to different recipients, alphabetize the letters according to the names of the recipients. Read More
How do I cite an article in a newsletter that has no title?
Following the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, provide a description of the work if it is untitled. Do not italicize the description or enclose… Read More
When documenting unpublished letters, should the descriptions of the letters that are used in place of a title appear in quotation marks or italics? If I am citing more than one letter written by the same person, how should I distinguish the letters in my in-text citation?
For unpublished letters, provide a generic description in place of the title (see pp. 28–29 of the MLA Handbook); do not enclose the description in… Read More