How Would I Cite a Book With Only an Editor in MLA Format?

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I’m doing a paper on eating disorders called “Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders: Eating Disorders” and it’s basically just a bunch of research by other people put together by an editor. How would I cite this on my works cited page?

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Answer by apropos92
The author’s name is Lorraine Savage.

This is the citation for the first chapter. In text, you will want to add the correct page number as shown in the example. You will also use the name of the chapter’s author for your in text citation. When you write your bibliography, you must quote each chapter separately as shown.

In text citation

“This is the sentence you are quoting.” (Spearing 17)


Spearing, Melissa. “Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments of Eating Disorders.” Savage, Lorraine. Eating Disorders (Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders). Sacramento: Greenhaven, 2007. 14-21.

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