Citations are very much essential in your academic life since they allow you to credit other researchers' work .An anthology is a book that contains works written by different authors and the editor is the person who compiles these works. So citing an anthology can be tricky, at times. Here are some tips on citing an anthology in MLA style.
Things You Will Need
Anthology title, name of the author/ editor, publishing house, year of publication.
Step 1The format goes like this. List the editor's name at the beginning of citation. It should be listed in the order last name, first name, and followed by the abbreviation "ed." If the editor's name is Sylvan Barnet, it will be written as Barnet, Sylvan ed.This should be followed by the title of the anthology and the time period. You should underline the title. .
You can finish the citation with the the name city where the anthology is published and the publishing year. The following is an example of
Barnet, Sylvan eds. Literature for Composition: Essays, Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, 7th
NY: Pearson Longman, 2005