If a book title within an essay title is not italicized in the source, should I italicize it in my works-cited-list entry?
Yes. A title within a title should be styled according to the guidelines in section 1.2.4 of the MLA Handbook, regardless of how a title within a title is styled in the source. For example, the title of an essay about Gone with the Wind is styled in EBSCOHost as follows: Since Gone with the Wind is the . . .
Published 3 October 2018