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MLA Citation Style 7th Edition: A. One Author

Book with One Author (148-153)

The general format below refers to a book with one author.
 
If you are dealing with one editor instead of one author,  insert the editor's name in the place where the author's name is now, followed by a comma and the word "ed." without the quotation marks. The rest of the format remains the same.
 
General Format
 
Parenthetical Citation:
(Author Surname page number)
 
Works Cited:
Author Surname, First Name. Book Title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher,
      Year. Medium.
 
Example
 
Parenthetical Citation:
(Berman 146-55)
 
Works Cited:
Berman, Ronald. Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and the Twenties. Tuscaloosa: UP
      of Alabama, 2001. Print.