BRIEF CITATION GUIDELINES*

*Adapted from the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7e. For complete MLA citation guidelines, please consult this handbook. You can also find additional information about citation at wwnorton.com/write.

A VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY IN A WORKS-CITED LIST

Baym, Nina, gen. ed. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 8th ed. Vol. A.
New York: Norton, 2012. Print.

A SELECTION FROM THE ANTHOLOGY IN A WORKS-CITED LIST

Franklin, Bejamin. "The Way to Wealth." The Norton Anthology of American
Literature.
. Gen. ed. Nina Baym. 8th ed. Vol. A. New York: Norton, 2012. 457-63. Print.

Las Casas, Bartolomé de. The Very Brief Relation of the Devastation of the Indies.
Trans. Herma Briffault. The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Gen. ed.
Nina Baym. 8th ed. Vol. A. New York: Norton, 2012. 39-41. Print.

IN-TEXT CITATIONS FOR A SELECTION FROM THE ANTHOLOGY

In Benjamin Franklin's The Autobiography, Franklin writes that "From a Child [he] was fond of Reading, and all the little Money that came into [his] Hands was ever laid out in Books" (487).

Benjamin Franklin "often regretted, that at a time when [he] had such a Thirst for Knowledge, more proper Books had not fallen in [his] Way" (Franklin 487).

A PART OF THE STUDYSPACE IN A WORKS-CITED LIST

"American Literature, Beginnings to 1700." Period Introduction Overview. The
Norton Anthology of American Literature
. 8th ed. Gen. ed. Nina Baym. Vol. A.
Norton, 2011. Web. 18 May 2012.

"Making Connections." The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 8th ed. Gen. ed.
Nina Baym. Vol. A. Norton, 2011. Web. 18 May 2012.

"Allusion." The Norton Anthology of American Literature. 8th ed. Gen. ed. Nina Baym.
Vol. A. Norton, 2011. Web. 18 May 2012.