Example of an MLA style reference in text
Note: In the following example, the use of red is for illustration purposes only.
- See pp. 116-128 in the MLA Handbook (8th ed.) for citation mechanics.
- See pp. 54-58 for examples of in-text citations.
“As everyone who knows the texts is aware, the relation between Sherston and Sassoon is self-consciously playful regarding the boundary between the supposedly autobiographical and the supposedly invented self” (Bruce 176)
Example of an MLA Works Cited page
See pp. 111-116 in the MLA Handbook (8th ed.)
for page formatting details.
Bruce, Susan. “Sherston’s Imaginary Friend: Siegfried Sassoon’s Autobiographical Prose and the Idea of Photography.” Biography, vol. 30, no. 2, U of Hawaii P, Spring 2009, pp. 173-193. Project MUSE, DOI: 10.1353/bio.2007.0034 .
Hemmings, Robert. Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma, and the Second World War. Edinburgh UP, 2008. ebary. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/emmanuel/detail.action?docID=10435216. Accessed 24 August 2016.
Lane, Arthur. An Adequate Response: The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Wayne State UP, 1972.
Miller, Alisa, and Stuart Lee. “The Siegfried Sassoon Collection.” First World War Poetry Digital Archive. U of Oxford. http://ww1lit.nsms.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/sassoon. Accessed 24 August 2016.