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MLA Citation Style Guide: Two or Three Authors

This guide contains examples of common citation formats in MLA (Modern Language Association) Style

Two or Three Authors (p.154)

If you are dealing with two or three editors instead of authors,  insert the names of the editors into the place where the authors' names are now, followed by a comma and the word "eds." without the quotation marks.  The rest of the format remains the same.
 
General Format 
 
      Parenthetical Citation: 
      (Author Surname and Author Surname page number) - Always cite both names
 
      Works Cited:
      Author Surname, First Name, and Author First Name Surname. Book Title: Subtitle.
            
               Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Medium.
  
Example 1 (Two Authors)
 
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Goldsmith and Wu 46)
 
      Works Cited:
      Goldsmith, Jack L., and Tim Wu. Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless
            
               World.  New York: Oxford UP, 2006. Print.
 
Example 2 (Three Authors)
 
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Downie, Brash and Vaughn 100)
 
      Works Cited:
      Downie, David L., Kate Brash, and Catherine Vaughn. Climate Change: A Reference
            
               Book.  Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2009. Print.