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MLA Citation Style Guide: Edition

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

Edition Other Than the First (p.167-168)

Second edition = 2nd ed.
Third edition = 3rd ed.
Fourth edition = 4th ed.
Revised edition = Rev. ed.
Abridged edition = Abr. ed.
2009 edition = 2009 ed.
 
General Format 
 
      Parenthetical Citation: 
      (Author Surname page number)
 
      Works Cited:
      Author Surname, First Name. Book Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of Publication:
            
               Publisher, Year. Medium.
  
Example 
 
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Rhodes 85)
 
      Works Cited:
      Rhodes, Daniel. Clay and Glazes for the Potter. Rev. ed. Iola: Krause Publications,
            
               2000. Print.