Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite a chapter of an edited book. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. "Chapter Title." Book Title, edited by Editor Forename Surname, Publisher, Year Published, Pages.

Example:

Hall, Stuart. "Old And New Identities, Old And New Ethnicities." Culture, Globalization And The World-System, edited by Anthony King, Macmillian, 1991, pp. 41-68.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template:

(Author Surname Page Number)

Example:

"The past is not waiting for us back there to recoup our identities against... we go to our own pasts through history, through memory... not as a literal fact," (Hall 52).

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