MLA, 8th ed.
Note that in the 8th ed., terms like 'translator' ('editor', 'illustrator', etc.) are no longer abbreviated, and that the place of publication and the type of source at the end of a citation (e.g. 'Print') are no longer required. Authors' names from languages that do not use the Latin alphabet should be romanized.
Gorky, Maksim. Childhood. Translated by Graham Hettlinger, Ivan R. Dee, 2010.
MLA (8th ed.), p. 23: "When you discuss a source that was translated from another language and your focus is on the translation, treat the translator as the author." E.g.:
Seidensticker, Edward G., translator. The Tale of Genji. By Murasaki Shikibu. Knopf, 1976.
Sullivan, Alan, and Timothy Murphy, translators. Beowulf. Edited by Sarah Anderson, Pearson, 2004.
- Writing for University -- SFU's Student Learning Commons' web-based resources for academic writing
- The University of Victoria Writer's Guide -- an introduction to the process of writing and to the study of literature
- Comparing and Contrasting -- Writing Centre, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- How to write critical essays: a guide for students of literature [online]
- Writing about literature: essay and translation skills for university students of English and foreign literature [online]
- Writing at university: a guide for students [online]
- Writing analytically [print]
- Academic writing: an introduction [print]
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